JWB Menggelar Pelatihan Klaim Kompensasi untuk Pegiat BMI Sukabumi

Justice Without Borders (JWB) bekerjasama dengan Klinik Hukum Fakultas Hukum Universitas Indonesia dan Serikat Buruh Migran Indonesia mengadakan pelatihan “Pengelolaan Kasus dan Identifikasi Klaim Kompensasi Bagi Buruh Migran Indonesia”, di Sukabumi, 5 November 2017 silam. Pelatihan ini yang diikuti sekitar 30 orang peserta ini bertujuan memberikan pemahaman hukum dan meningkatkan keterampilan penanganan kasus bagi para…

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Hong Kong Lawyers Train at Civil Litigation Workshop for Migrant Workers

Justice Without Borders (JWB) held its 2nd annual Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Workshop aimed at training participants on cross-border civil litigation for migrant workers. The event was co-hosted by the Centre for Comparative and Public Law (CCPL) at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), and generously sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). This…

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JWB Helps HOME’s Indonesian Caseworkers Learn How to Take Action on Civil Claims

HOME’s Indonesian caseworkers meet every Sunday to run a helpdesk that serves workers in their own language. Including both volunteers and some current domestic workers, the helpdesk staff are a key source of support and advice for domestic workers who run into problems in Singapore. They are thus well-placed to guide workers on potential civil…

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Keadilan bagi Rita: Upah Yang Ditahan 5 Tahun Akhirnya Diakui Secara Resm

  Lima tahun setelah majikannya menahan sebagian dari gajinya, klien kami, Rita*, akhirnya menjadi kreditur resmi melawan majikannya. Rita meninggalkan Indonesia untuk bekerja di Singapura pada tahun 2010 dan kembali pulang pada tahun 2012. Hanya mendapatkan gaji beberapa bulan selama dua tahun kerja, majikannya berjanji akan mengirimkan uangnya setibanya ia di kampung halaman. Tak dinyata,…

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Pelatihan Bagi Pegiat Organisasi Migran Membuka Jalan Bagi Kompensasi Yang Adil Untuk Pekerja Migran Indonesia

Menangani kasus pekerja migran tidaklah mudah. Apalagi jika pekerja migran sudah kembali pulang. Meski demikian, hal ini bukan tidak mungkin dilakukan. Ada berbagai cara dimana pekerja migran yang sudah kembali dari Hong Kong dan Singapura dapat menuntut keadilan. Hal tersebut dibahas dalam pelatihan dengan tema “Melakukan Gugatan Perdata Bagi Pekerja Migran di Singapura dan Hong Kong…

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Pekerja Migran Sukses Melawan Biaya Agen Ilegal

Titi akhirnya memenangkan gugatan di pengadilan. Kemenangan ini membuat Titi terbebas dari biaya agen illegal. Sebenarnya, hukum di Hong Kong membatasi biaya agen hanya sejumlah 10% dari gaji pertama atau sekitar HK$400. Namun kenyataannya agen di Hong Kong membebankan Titi biaya berkali-kali lipat. Guna mengelabui aturan, agen di Hong Kong memaksa Titi mengambil pinjaman “pribadi”…

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VICTORY FOR RITA: 5 YEAR OLD WAGES OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED

Five years after her employer withheld all but a small fraction of her salary, our new client Rita* has just become an official creditor against her employer. Rita came from Indonesia to work in Singapore in 2010, returning home in 2012. When she left Singapore, Rita was owed an amount worth several years of salary…

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JWB Meets Front-Line Medical Social Workers at NUH

Justice Without Borders recently met with medical social workers from National University Hospital (NUH), to share JWB’s work, and how they can contribute to identifying victims’ civil compensation claims in cases involving migrant workers. About 30 medical social workers joined the session, and they raised fresh perspectives on issues relating to migrant workers. How Medical…

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Training HOME’s Filipino Caseworkers on Evidence Collection and Civil Claims

Justice Without Borders recently led HOME’s Filipino caseworkers on good practices in evidence collection and identifying and handling victims’ civil compensation claims. The caseworkers are veterans in the field, with more than 10 years of work experience in Singapore. They constitute part of the critical front-line in access to just compensation. HOME (Humanitarian Organization for…

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