Daily Archives: 2012-05-14

Discrimination alleged in WP resignation

Press Statement by Sajeev Kamalasanan on Resignation from The Workers’ Party May 13, 2012 With immediate effect, I regret to announce my resignation as a member of The Workers’ Party (WP). The reason for my resignation is my dissatisfaction with the WP’s cadreship selection system. I joined WP as an ordinary member in 2006 following the 2006 General Elections, believing …

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Workplace Safety Issues of Domestic Workers

This joint statement is endorsed by both the Think Centre and Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2). We, the undersigned civil society organizations, are deeply concerned about the persistent trend of foreign domestic workers being injured or killed due to falls from height while at work. It is shocking to learn that eight fatalities had occurred alone in just the first …

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Billy runs into bureaucratic roadblocks

~ By Leong Sze Hian ~ Billy (not his real name) thanks the numerous valuable suggestions (here) and words of encouragement that he has received from TOC readers on how he can resolve his housing problem. Billy has already taken action based on some of the suggestions that were posted in the comments section. Below are some of the suggestions that he …

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