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Postby kookaburrah » Tue, 17 Sep 2013 9:35 am

Hannieroo wrote:It's not.

Concerned netizen


:lol:

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Postby martincymru » Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:29 am

I would be interested to know the govt agency link to:-

Any filipino / Indonesian/ or other country maids working OUTSIDE their original employer's houses ARE DEEM TO BE CONDUCTING IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, can be ARRESTED and CHARGED in SINGAPORE COURT and DEPORTED BACK TO THEIR HOME COUNTRY.

By "work"" you mean paid?

But what if the maid babysits on a Sunday for someone and is paid only a lunch?

Most maids are from poor families; arrested for doing work on a Sunday is surely overkill. Better to target illegal immigrants.

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Postby PNGMK » Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:33 am

martincymru wrote:I would be interested to know the govt agency link to:-

Any filipino / Indonesian/ or other country maids working OUTSIDE their original employer's houses ARE DEEM TO BE CONDUCTING IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, can be ARRESTED and CHARGED in SINGAPORE COURT and DEPORTED BACK TO THEIR HOME COUNTRY.

By "work"" you mean paid?

But what if the maid babysits on a Sunday for someone and is paid only a lunch?

Most maids are from poor families; arrested for doing work on a Sunday is surely overkill. Better to target illegal immigrants.


STOP SHOUTING!

The only time a FDW is allowed to work outside her employers home is in relation to the members (usually children or elderly parents) of her employers - i.e. babysitting one of her employers children while in another home. It's their country - their rules. And yes - they are targetting illegals - do you live in a bubble?

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 17 Sep 2013 4:24 pm

The rules are there to protect helpers otherwise employers make women work in their businesses and home or make them babysit or clean other people's houses. It also stops employers from paying less than they should and suggesting she makes up the shortfall. The chances for exploitation are huge.


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