Ministry of Manpower 27 March 2017 Almost 20 kg weight loss in slightly more than a year In the State Courts today, a foreign domestic worker (FDW) employer Lim Choon Hong (Lim), 48, freelance trader, and his wife, Chong Sui Foon (Chong), 48, housewife, were sentenced by District Judge Low Wee Ping for starving their Filipino FDW, Thelma Oyasan Gawidan (Thelma), 41, during her employmeRead More
Ministry of Manpower 9 March 2016 The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced initiatives to further improve the professionalism of FDW-placing employment agencies (EAs). A new grading scheme called Trustmark and the Employment Agency Customer Rating system will be introduced for FDW-placing EAs. The initiatives were announced at an EA Seminar held today. Trustmark Grading SchRead More
Ministry of Manpower 7 January 2016 At the State Courts today, a 36-year-old Filipino Celeste Provido Apostol1 was sentenced for engaging in a conspiracy to make false declarations in work pass applications. The accused was the mastermind of a domestic work permit scam and is one of the largest scam of this nature that has been investigated by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).Read More
Ministry of Manpower 22 April 2015 On 14 April 2015, a 39-year-old Singaporean woman, Tang Lee Sung (“Tang”), was convicted after trial in the State Courts of 19 counts for failing to pay $5,778 in salaries to her foreign domestic worker (FDW) within seven days after the last day of each monthly salary period between 11 November 2011 and 12 May 2013. Tang was also convicRead More
Ministry of Manpower 16 July 2014 A 51-year-old Singaporean employer, Razalee Bin Rasdi (Razalee), was convicted in the State Courts yesterday of failing to pay salaries amounting to $7,450.40 to his foreign domestic worker (FDW), as required under the Work Permit Conditions1. Razalee also did not maintain a proper salary payment record to document the monthly salaries paid to hRead More
Ministry of Manpower 17 October 2013 Sunway Employment Pte Ltd ("Sunway"), an employment agency (EA), was convicted today of entering into new placement agreements with new clients while under a suspension order imposed by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM)1. The suspension order was imposed on Sunway while it was under investigation for an illegal employment offence. It isRead More
Ministry of Manpower 1 August 2012 6th FDW employer fined in the first seven months of 2012 A 40-year-old Singaporean foreign domestic worker (FDW) employer, Toh E-Yeong, was sentenced in the Subordinate Courts on 31 July 2012 for 10 charges of failing to pay his two FDWs salaries punctually, as required under the Work Permit Conditions. Further, Toh continued to employ his FDWs whenRead More
Ministry of Manpower 12 June 2012 First such custodial sentence since Employment Agencies Act amended in 2011 In a landmark case of an unlicensed employment agent, 39-year-old Chua Mei Chern (“Chua”) was sentenced to 10 weeks’ jail under the revised Employment Agencies Act for operating an unlicensed employment agency (EA). On 4 May 2012, Chua pleaded guilRead More
Ministry of Manpower 4 June 2012 MOM to send safety circular to all FDW employers The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has been deeply concerned about the recent spate of Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) work-related fatalities. Since January 2012, there have been nine work-related FDW fall from heights fatalities, compared to four cases for the whole of 2011 and eight in 2010. Our investigatioRead More
Ministry of Manpower 3 May 2012 First employer to be convicted this year In the Subordinate Courts today, Madam Gan Hui Leung, a 46-year-old Singaporean foreign domestic worker (FDW) employer, became the first to be convicted this year for failing to ensure the safety of her FDW who fell from height in Nov 2011 and subsequently died from her injuries. Gan was fined a maximuRead More
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