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FInes for illegal cleaners

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 21 Jan 2014 6:28 pm

It could soon cost you up to S$10,000 if you are caught hiring an unlicensed cleaner.

http://tdy.sg/1eechYg

part of steps to increase pay of Cleaners I guess

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Postby Kamaratka » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 3:57 pm

How can one check if cleaner is regulated? Is there any special registration database or a regulatory body?

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Postby Sergei82 » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 4:03 pm

Hire a cleaner with a good agency - that's how.

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 4:20 pm

Kamaratka wrote:How can one check if cleaner is regulated? Is there any special registration database or a regulatory body?


sergei82, that's very helpful :roll:

Check the name/address of the company, and the name/address of the invoice they issue. They should match.

Next step is very important. When the cleaner comes, check her work permit and make sure that her employer details match the ones on top. If they do, then the cleaner is a legit one.

If the name/address of the company is different, then you have a problem.

One of the moderators here, sundaymorningstaple, has a link to list all recommended service providers. Those are the proven legit ones. http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/profile.php?mode=viewprofile&u=2489

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Postby bgd » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 4:20 pm

While nothing more than a warning was the final outcome, friends went through quite a bit of worry and hassle due an illegal cleaner. This included passport confiscation for a number of weeks.

They believed their cleaner was married to a Singaporean. Actually the cleaner did too, just had a different idea of what marriage was. :o

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Postby Sergei82 » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 4:28 pm

bgd wrote:They believed their cleaner was married to a Singaporean. Actually the cleaner did too, just had a different idea of what marriage was. :o

How is that?

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Postby bgd » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 4:49 pm

Sergei82 wrote:
bgd wrote:They believed their cleaner was married to a Singaporean. Actually the cleaner did too, just had a different idea of what marriage was. :o

How is that?


Happily married, just not legally.

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Postby zzm9980 » Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:52 pm

bgd wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:
bgd wrote:They believed their cleaner was married to a Singaporean. Actually the cleaner did too, just had a different idea of what marriage was. :o

How is that?


Happily married, just not legally.


But was it arranged? We can't judge them!!

(sorry, joke from another thread)

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Postby pisceangirl » Fri, 14 Feb 2014 5:44 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
bgd wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:
bgd wrote:They believed their cleaner was married to a Singaporean. Actually the cleaner did too, just had a different idea of what marriage was. :o

How is that?


Happily married, just not legally.


But was it arranged? We can't judge them!!

(sorry, joke from another thread)


And now spam proliferates the forum :roll:


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