Singapore’s prosperity is being sustained by the exploitation of migrant workers The Singaporean owner of a Melbourne brewhouse was recently taken to task by Australia’s Fair Work Ombudsman for underpaying a Filipino welder hired on a 457 visa, an employer-sponsored temporary work visa. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that the worker was underpaid by more …
Dr Stephanie Chok obtained her PhD at Murdoch University, where she was part of the Asia Research Centre. Her thesis, ‘Labour justice and political responsibility: an ethics-centred approach to temporary low-paid labour migration in Singapore’ was the runner-up in the<a href="https://asaa.asn.au/our-grants/" 2015 ASAA President’s Prize for the best thesis on Asia submitted in 2014.
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