New Legal Research on Fighting Bait-and-Switch Contracts

On 6 April 2017, Justice Without Borders (JWB) launched its strategic legal research paper titled “Protecting Low-Wage Foreign Workers in Singapore from Bait-And-Switch Contracts” with a roundtable discussion attended by lawyers and caseworkers, followed by a launch party. Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) sponsored and hosted the event as a firm supporter of JWB, with HSF’s…

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Cross-Border Research Update: Issues Discussed at the 2015 Asia Pro Bono Conference

Continuing the work began in Chiang Mai in May 2015, our working group of experts from Indonesia, Hong Kong and Singapore convened at the Asia Pro Bono Conference & Legal Ethics Forum in Mandalay, Myanmar to discuss their findings on some of the thorniest legal issues facing migrant workers, including contract substitution and agency fees….

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