The decision by Singapore’s Manpower Ministry to grant foreign domestic workers a weekly rest day is an important reform but falls short of international standards, Human Rights Watch has said.
Anil Netto reports on the MTUC’s nationwide picket against amendments to the Employment Act last month.
The outcome of the case between a Japanese MNC and activist-lawyer Charles Hector indicates widening protectionism of the corporate agenda, reports Angeline Loh.
Aliran member and rights advocate Charles Hector recently highlighted rights violations involving 31 Myanmar migrant workers allegedly committed by a Japanese multinational firm in Malaysia. Before he knew it, he was slapped with a...