CHINA WORKER GETS $92,000 FOR FINGERS SLICED OFF AT WORK

A foreign worker who had just arrived to work in Singapore for a week had two of his fingers sliced off, in a worksite accident wholly attributable to the negligence of his employer. In a compensation claim against his employer Zhong Jiang (S) International, the...

$1,000 FEE FOR 120-WORD MEDICAL REPORT

Three foreign workers requesting for copies of their own medical records were charged up to $1,000 by an orthopaedic surgeon in private practice, according to two help groups Transient Workers Count Too (“TWC2”) and Healthserve, and a law firm (HOH Law Corporation)....

COMPENSATION FOR DEATH ON WORK TRIP

Following a High Court ruling, the widow of an employee who passed away in a hotel room in Cambodia while waiting to be taken to a meeting, now qualifies for workmen’s compensation. Compensation of up to $140,000.00 will be payable under the Work Injury Compensation...

$97,000 for man hit on head by boss

Mr Zhou Aiguo, 38, was working foe the construction company, Bestrom, which employed him and former foreman Mr Zhao Qiao Lin. Mr Zhao wanted to deduct his pay for starting his lunch break at 11.30am, although he had done the work he was assigned. Mr Zhao also used...