Saturday, July 9, 2011

Domestic Workers in Singapore

In my last blog I mentioned the ILO convention on domestic workers. This article from The Guardian is a useful account of what is probably the better end of the problem. Singapore does tend to have a sound legal system and in comparative terms is likely to be one of the better places to be employed - although it, like the UK, has refused to ratify the convention. Nevertheless it provides a useful account of the degree of exploitation and the attitude of some employers

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