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Singapore maids fight for day off

Singapore has introduced legislation to ensure domestic staff have at least one day-off a week, but some workers are not receiving the break.

Singapore has introduced legislation to ensure domestic staff have at least one day off a week, but some workers are not receiving the break.

Welfare groups have complained that the rule has not been properly enforced but authorities explain that the measure is being introduced over two years.

Sharanjit Leyl reports.

  • 26 Sep
  • From the section Asia