Foreign Domestic Workers

DOMESTIC WORKERS WHO DON'T GET ENOUGH FOOD SIMPLY TOLD TO "VOICE CONCERNS EARLY"?

An activist rebutted the flimsy response by "Factually" regarding the lack of food quality and quantity for foreign domestic workers, and said it does not address how proper guidelines can be enforced. Do you agree?

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FILIPINO MAIDS MAY NOT BE GETTING THEIR SGD 2.7K SALARY IN CHINA AFTER ALL

China's plan to offer 100,000 pesos, or the equivalent of SGD 2,700 has been put on hold it seems, after Philippines Labour undersecretary Dominador Say issued a hasty statement to clarify that the salary figures quoted by Philippines media were "incorrect".

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FILIPINO MAID: EMPLOYERS FORCED MAIDS TO WORK ON OFF DAYS, DENY TIME FOR RELIGION

A Filipino reader has sent us an email about her life as a foreign domestic worker and a Christian cell group leader for other maids in Singapore. She wishes to raise awareness that many of her fellow Filipino domestic workers are not given enough time to rest and to attend to their religious services.

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EMPLOYERS OF DOMESTIC WORKERS SHOULD FORM AN ASSOCIATION TO PROTECT THEIR INTERESTS

It is time to have a FDW employer association to empower employers and to offer collective inputs to other stakeholders. Furthermore, a non-profit organisation can be a vehicle for dealing with and seeking redress from, employment agents and FDWs. The association can even be the single stop for sourcing and managing FDWs for employer members thereby bypassing the employment agents. The association can also help members in other allied areas such as childcare, elder care, etc. all of which are hot-button issues in our daily lives.

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PAP'S LIANG ENG HWA EXPLOITING FOREIGN MAIDS FOR POLITICAL GAIN

So far in this election season we’ve already seen sexism and xenophobia rear their ugly heads. But tonight’s rally by the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) at Bukit Panjang delivered a new turd: the use of exploitative labour policies for political point-scoring.

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2 MAIDS SPOTTED FIGHTING OVER BOYFRIEND AT LUCKY PLAZA AS CROWD CHEERS THEM ON

A video of 2 Pinoy maids fighting over their boyfriend outside Lucky Plaza has gone viral today. In the video, which was uploaded by Facebook user Md Alauddin exactly one year ago on 21st August 2014, the 2 women could be seen fighting while a crowd of other Pinoys gathered around them, cheering, videoing the fight or simply watching. The crowd eventually dispersed after the fight was over.

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