Workers yet to be paid despite court order to firm

Bangladeshi workers (from left) Rabiul Islam Abdur Rahaman Mia, Alam Ataur Rahman and Islam Mohd Rubayet with copies of the ST story in 2016 on their plight and the Labour Court Order.
Bangladeshi workers (from left) Rabiul Islam Abdur Rahaman Mia, Alam Ataur Rahman and Islam Mohd Rubayet with copies of the ST story in 2016 on their plight and the Labour Court Order.PHOTO: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

The Labour Court stopped hearing salary claims in April last year, yet some workers who sought recourse there say they are still in limbo over their unpaid salaries.

Instead of going to the Labour Court, which was under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), workers with unpaid salaries must now have their claims mediated at the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 17, 2018, with the headline 'Workers yet to be paid despite court order to firm'. Print Edition | Subscribe