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MOM urges operators of factory converted dormitories to raise housing standards of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday (Aug 1) called on operators of what it calls "factory converted dormitories" (FCDs) to improve the housing conditions of foreign workers.


FCDs are dormitories for foreign workers that are housed in partially converted factories or other workplaces.


Last Friday, foreign worker advocacy group the Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC Read More

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Syndicate bringing in illegal workers smashed

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Singapore
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A syndicate which used bogus jobs to trick the authorities into approving work permits for Chinese nationals has been smashed.


The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) arrested 44 people in an islandwide operation over two days last week.


They include the syndicate's suspected mastermind, a Chinese national in his 30s, who was nabbed in his Ubi office.

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