A maid had a salary safekeeping arrangement with her employer with savings that grew to $11,000 after two years. But when it was time for her to return home, her employer could not put together the money in short notice as the latter had run into financial difficulties.
Citing the example above, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said two Sundays ago that the distress could have been prevented if salary safekeeping had been outlawed.
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