Why helpers stick it out despite being overworked

Migrant domestic workers who experience heavy workloads and mental stress sometimes end up reluctantly renewing their contracts to keep on working here.
Migrant domestic workers who experience heavy workloads and mental stress sometimes end up reluctantly renewing their contracts to keep on working here.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - Ever since her employer's son and daughter-in-law returned from the United States in January, her workload in the family's five-storey house has taken a great toll on her.

Yanti (not her real name), a domestic worker, said the family of four rings a bell for her to attend to their every need.

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