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Agency Fees

Postby ksl » Sat, 16 Feb 2008 7:19 am

This maybe interesting for foreign workers, that are on agency books, about fees, the agency can take.


http://www.mom.gov.sg/publish/etc/media ... CTION%2029)%20EMPLOYMENT%20AGENCY%20RULES.pdf

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Feb 2008 9:14 am

That one is pretty well known. The problem is there is a way around that that the government is well aware of and cannot do anything about. The recruiter uses a recruiter in the source country. That recruiter charges the job seeker and pays a commission to the local recruiter for acting as the conduit between the foreign recruiter and the local company. As it is a foreign company that is screwing the job seeker there is nothing that can be done about it from this end with local laws.

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Postby ksl » Sun, 17 Feb 2008 2:43 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:That one is pretty well known. The problem is there is a way around that that the government is well aware of and cannot do anything about. The recruiter uses a recruiter in the source country. That recruiter charges the job seeker and pays a commission to the local recruiter for acting as the conduit between the foreign recruiter and the local company. As it is a foreign company that is screwing the job seeker there is nothing that can be done about it from this end with local laws.


Yes! It's bad, i was thinking how they got away with it! :cry:


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