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Re: Low income workers in Singapore - exploited?

Postby martincymru » Wed, 01 Apr 2015 9:01 am

the lynx wrote:The sad thing is that these poor low income workers are often uneducated, so they do not know much about the means of legal system available to them (like MOM, TWC2, SCT etc), let alone understanding their own contracts.



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Advocates here are nervous to help; you will be attacking powerful vested interests.

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Re: Low income workers in Singapore - exploited?

Postby saran » Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:30 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:https://www.facebook.com/thepeopleofsingapore/photos/a.344984128941348.68053.344122629027498/701309176642173/?type=1

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Congrats! Nice job done.

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Re: Low income workers in Singapore - exploited?

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:59 pm

Barnsley wrote:You certainly are an interesting character , here you are speaking out against exploiting workers , yet on another thread you are advocating sending folk to jail "because its obvious they did it" .....

:o :o :o


Because there is always two sides to a coin, and refusing to see the other side is not fair !! (or is that the right word ??? )

martincymru wrote:Advocates here are nervous to help; you will be attacking powerful vested interests.


The biggest fear of any advocate taking on such cases, is going against powerful vested interests in the source country .. Not in Singapore ..

For cases handled here, there are more than enough Advocates / Lawyers helping out, to be fair

Though in few cases the victim refused to proceed in fear of killing their rice bowl/loans taken back home/promissory notes etc ..

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Re: Low income workers in Singapore - exploited?

Postby Barnsley » Wed, 01 Apr 2015 1:46 pm

ecureilx wrote:
Barnsley wrote:You certainly are an interesting character , here you are speaking out against exploiting workers , yet on another thread you are advocating sending folk to jail "because its obvious they did it" .....

:o :o :o


Because there is always two sides to a coin, and refusing to see the other side is not fair !! (or is that the right word ??? )


You are not making any sense....

There are two sides to every story , however when it comes to crimes , you appeared to err on the side of a single story, in that nobody has a right to a trial "if its obvious" they have done it.

Yet for exploitation of workers you appear to recognise two sides.

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