Domestic helpers on a footbridge in Mong Kok on their day off earlier this month. Photo: Edmond So Domestic helpers on a footbridge in Mong Kok on their day off earlier this month. Photo: Edmond So
Domestic helpers on a footbridge in Mong Kok on their day off earlier this month. Photo: Edmond So

Indonesia’s scrapping of placement fees for migrant workers welcomed – except by agencies, employers

  • Advocates say Jakarta’s new rules will help prevent workers from falling into debt traps, though questions have been raised about enforcement
  • Employment agencies, meanwhile, have voiced their opposition – claiming the move will make it too expensive to hire Indonesian domestic helpers

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
Domestic helpers on a footbridge in Mong Kok on their day off earlier this month. Photo: Edmond So Domestic helpers on a footbridge in Mong Kok on their day off earlier this month. Photo: Edmond So
Domestic helpers on a footbridge in Mong Kok on their day off earlier this month. Photo: Edmond So
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