Indonesian Caseworkers Develop Litigation Skills with JWB in Hong Kong

11 March 2018 Justice Without Borders (JWB) hosted its first full-day training workshop in Hong Kong on obtaining rightful compensation for migrant workers who have returned home. 17 caseworkers from 10 local NGOs and Indonesian labour unions joined the training. Lawyers from JWB partner Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (HSF)  generously donated their time on a…

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Calling for Applications: JWB Singapore Summer PR and Operations Fellowship 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Justice Without Borders: Singapore Summer PR & Operations Fellowship 2018 Justice Without Borders (JWB) is accepting applications for a Summer Public Relations & Operations Fellowship in the Singapore office. Please click here for more information. The Fellow will primarily assist with the messaging and mechanics of our regional organisation. Projects will focus…

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Justice Without Borders Advances to Philippines, Holds ILO-sponsored Workshop on Cross-Border Access to Justice

28 February – 2 March 2018 Justice Without Borders (JWB) continued its expansion across ASEAN with its first workshop in the Philippines. “Building Capacity for Migrant Workers’ Access to Just Compensation, Post-Return,” the event brought together local members of international labour union SENTRO for a 3-day event that focused on access to compensation in both…

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Kemenangan di Hong Kong: Pekerja Migran Memenangkan Banding dari Luar Negeri Terkait Bantuan Hukum

Justice Without Borders dan mitra hukumnya, Dechert LLP memenangkan gugatan Banding di Pengadilan Hukum dan memastikan seorang pekerja migran yang telah kembali ke Filipina mendapatkan bantuan hukum yang dibutuhkan. Kemenangan ini memastikan bahwa pekerja tersebut sekarang dapat melanjutkan tuntutan terhadap majikannya, dari luar negeri. Anna*, adalah pekerja migran dari Filipina yang bekerja di Hong Kong….

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ADVANCING THE SKILLS OF PARALEGALS IN INDONESIA

26 November 2017 Justice Without Borders (JWB) visited West Java with its partners, the Legal Clinic of the Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia and Indonesian Migrant Workers Union (SBMI) for a second joint training workshop on “Case Management and Identification of Compensation Claims for Indonesian Migrant Workers.” Funded by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the…

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Singapore Lawyers Fill Class to Capacity at JWB’s 3rd Annual Workshop on Migrant Worker Litigation

Justice Without Borders recently held its 3rd annual Continuing Professional Development workshop on “Employing Legal Solutions for International Migrant Workers: A Legal Education Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Litigation.”  This workshop was again generously sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), and co-hosted by Professor Jaclyn Neo of the National University of Singapore. Ms Fatim Jumabhoy from…

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Training Singapore’s Indonesian Family Network on civil claims for migrant workers

Caseworkers from the Indonesia Family Network (IFN), a subsidiary of Transient Workers Count Too (“TWC2”), assist domestic workers who run into problems during their employment in Singapore. Many are domestic workers themselves, and with many years of experience in worker support. JWB’s Executive Director Douglas MacLean and the heads of JWB’s Singapore and Indonesia offices…

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