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  Maid employers in Singapore have raised concerns about plans by Indonesia to stop sending new "live-in" maids overseas. The change, meant to "better protect" its helpers from being exploited, could kick in as early as next year, an Indonesian Manpower Ministry official said on Sunday. However, many employers here told The Straits Times that they fear it ...

The Sunday Times - More employers unhappy over maids mobile phone usage www.gov.sg | 12 July 2015 Mobile phones are increasingly causing rifts between domestic helpers and employers here. The number of complaints about maids using phones has doubled in the past two years, say maid agents. Such complaints used to make up 20 per cent of all grouses. At the ...

After years of not actively enforcing what it once regarded as an illicit cross-boundary trade, Myanmar has legalised the export of maids and drawn up rules to better protect its women abroad. The rules have been communicated to agents in Singapore in recent weeks, three of which will affect employers here. First, Myanmar maids must receive a minimum monthly wage of $450. ...