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Tanjong Katong Road. File picture, no intended connection to Mahendra's case. Mahendra (not his real name) had two children, five sisters and no income. From his friends in Kandy, Sri Lanka, he got the idea that jobs are plentiful in Singapore. So he bought a return airticket
Murugesan went to MOM to complain about unpaid salary. For months thereafter, he thought that the officer there would be helping to recover his owed wages. In fact, MOM was investigating something, but whatever it was, it didn’t necessarily include getting his wages back for him. TWC2 had to help him get his salary case back on track.
Ian Urbina, an investigative reporter for the New York Times, spent years researching the abuses in Southeast Asia's fishing industry. In the above video, he visits a detention centre in Indonesia where he meets with (mostly Vietnamese) men who had been detained when their fishing
The video in this post has investigative journalist Ian Urbina trying to track down alleged murderers and human traffickers in the Thai fishing industry.
Here's a heads-up to a forthcoming book The Outlaw Ocean by Ian Urbina, following his years-long investigation of labour abuses and human trafficking in the fishing industry.
In June a year ago, we wrote about the Everglory scam. It's not confined to Everglory Construction Pte Ltd but is in fact quite a common scam. Since the first cases emerged in early 2018, Transient Workers Count Too has seen a new case every few days. The
By Yasha S based on an interview in January 2019 For 47-year old labourer Motaleb Abdul, seeking justice for what he is owed seems like a never-ending game of disappointment. Despite having a salary settlement agreement drawn by Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM), he has yet to be