13 Feb '11, 1am

Looking to get a new maid? You may soon need to pay more come April

Looking to get a new maid? You may soon need to pay more come April

More than half of the 55 maid agencies polled by The Sunday Times said they are likely to make employers cough up more - a necessary move to reduce the burden on new maids and to entice more to work here.

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

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