22 Jan '11, 10pm

Pay hike as supply of maids dries up - Straits Times

Nation Employment, Best Home Employment Agency and Java Maids are among the agencies planning the wage increase. -- PHOTO: NP A WEEK after news that 17 major maid agencies have banded together to raise the salaries of new Indonesian maids from $380 to $450, more agencies say they will follow suit. If the drive gains traction, the pay hike - said to be the highest one-time increment for the Indonesians - could well set a new benchmark for Indonesian maids' salaries here. Read the full story in The Sunday Times today.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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