Migrant workers sit in a dining area aboard a cruise ship being used to house those who have recovered from Covid-19. Photo: EPAMigrant workers sit in a dining area aboard a cruise ship being used to house those who have recovered from Covid-19. Photo: EPA
Migrant workers sit in a dining area aboard a cruise ship being used to house those who have recovered from Covid-19. Photo: EPA

Singapore NGOs call for rethink of migrant workers’ salaries, health care and recruitment fees

  • Improving housing conditions for migrant workers shouldn’t be the only concern – bigger challenges existed well before the current pandemic
  • Exorbitant recruitment fees, low wages and poor access to health care are just some of the issues that result from discriminatory attitudes and policies
Topic |   Singapore
Migrant workers sit in a dining area aboard a cruise ship being used to house those who have recovered from Covid-19. Photo: EPAMigrant workers sit in a dining area aboard a cruise ship being used to house those who have recovered from Covid-19. Photo: EPA
Migrant workers sit in a dining area aboard a cruise ship being used to house those who have recovered from Covid-19. Photo: EPA
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