5 Aug 2006

Workers Rights in Singapore

Vatican Radio
(04 Aug 06 - RV) A law seeking to address discrimination against migrant workers in Singapore has been criticized for not doing enough to protect workers. Thousands of workers come to Singapore each year from countries like the Philippines, Sri Lanka and India. Men usually work in the construction industry, while women work as domestics.

Elizabeth Tan is the Chairwoman of the Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in the Archdiocese of Singapore. She told us some of the problems migrants face...

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