05 Mar '12, 10am

Foreign maids to get mandatory weekly rest days

SINGAPORE - It will soon be mandatory for employers to give foreign domestic workers (FDWs) a weekly rest day or compensation in lieu. To give employers time to adjust, the new law will kick in for FDW work permits issued or renewed from 1 January next year. Singapore is one of a handful of countries including Saudi Arabia, Thailand and South Korea which have not legislated rest days for foreign domestic workers. CHANNEL NEWSASIA

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Weekly rest day for maids to become mandatory

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