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Higher pay for Indonesian maids from next year

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Singapore
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Employers will have to pay more to hire an Indonesian maid from next year.

The Indonesian Embassy had announced in a letter to Singapore maid agents last month that maids from its country must be paid at least $550 a month, up from the current $500. The last round of increase was in September last year, from $450 to $500.

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Myanmar helpers could be preferred after wage rise for Indonesians: Maid agencies

Posted by jaypee 12 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Indonesian maid Supadmi Sidek has been with her employer for almost four years. She draws a salary of S$550 a month, what a new maid with no experience from her home country will earn from next year. When the increase kicks in, starting wages for Indonesian maids will be among the highest for foreign domestic workers in Singapore.

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