Domestic Helpers

Maid says her employer’s eldest son kicks her, throws things at her and insults her by saying she’s stupid and should shut up

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic helper frustrated with her working conditions took to social media asking other maids for advice. "These past few days, the eldest son keeps bothering me by insulting like I am stupid, I can't speak english...

Maid wants to sleep at 10:30pm but her employer says “she cannot sleep so early” as she rests in the afternoon

SINGAPORE — An employer was frustrated with her maid because the latter wanted to go to bed at night around 10.30 pm, despite getting more than 4 hours of rest in the afternoon. In a post to Facebook group FDW...

Maid says her employer pays her for only 30 days each month, she has no days off and doesn’t get paid extra if the...

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker took to social media asking others for advice because her employer would pay her only for 30 days of work. In her anonymous post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the...

Maid in a relationship with S’porean guy for 1 year says he left her for another woman from well-off family through arranged marriage

SINGAPORE — A maid who was in a relationship with a local guy and then unceremoniously dumped him wrote that hers was "Not your Cinderella kind of story". In an anonymous post to popular confessions page SGWhispers, the maid...

Maid asks how much she will be paid now that she has one compulsory rest day per month, asks if she will still be...

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker took to social media asking if she will still be compensated now that it is mandatory for helpers to take a day off per month. In a post to Facebook group FDW in...

Maid says her employer sent her back to the agency without any notice, wants to know if she will be paid for the 3...

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker who spent three weeks working for an employer, only to be unceremoniously sent back to the agency, took to social media asking if she would be compensated for the time she worked. In an...

Maid asks if she’s obliged to inform her employer where she goes on her days off, says they keep questioning her about it

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker took to social media asking netizens if she needed to inform her employer about her activities on her day off. In an anonymous post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the...

Maid with diabetes says she has weakened immune system, asks what to do when her employers have Covid-19

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker with Type 2 diabetes asked what she could do after finding out her three employers tested positive for Covid-19. In an anonymous post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the mother...

Maid in relationship with S’porean married man comes back at 1 am on her off days

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic helper in a relationship with a local guy started behaving differently when her boyfriend, who was married, underwent a divorce. In an anonymous post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the maid's...

Maid says she wants to leave her employers because her “madam and ahma” keep fighting and she can’t manage them

A maid took to social media complaining about the emotional stress she faced because her female employer and her employer's mother were always fighting. In a post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the helper wrote that...
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Maid says she’s unhappy working for her employer’s mother in Australia, wants to break her contract and come back to Singapore in few months’...

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