Domestic Helpers

Maid tells her employer of luggage break-ins and requests for bribes at Manila airport, other helpers say she’s exaggerating in order to get more...

An employer took to social media asking other maids for advice because it was her helper's first time going back to Manila. In an anonymous post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum) the employer wrote: "My helper...

Maid cries because of sharing room with employer’s kids, but laughs loudly throughout the night looking at TikToks & FB posts

SINGAPORE — An employer took to social media after her maid cried because she had to share a room with the children. In a Facebook comment on group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the employer shared that during the...

Netizens condemn maid who cut her own neck to stage break-in after stealing from employer & fellow maid

Using a pair of scissors, a helper Gonzales Amor Coy, 45, cut herself on the neck and told the police that a man had broken into the home to steal her employer's valuables. The Filipina helper had worked for...

Maid who sleeps in bomb shelter says if door is closed, she has no ventilation, if door is open, she has no privacy –...

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker asked to sleep in the bomb shelter of her employer's condominium wrote that she was “totally upset” by this. In an anonymous post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the maid...

Maid steals $12,000 after she was entrusted with employer’s bank card, claims she won the money from lottery winnings

SINGAPORE — A 76-year-old woman discovered that her domestic helper had stolen $12,000 from her over several months, leaving her with only $244.65 in her bank. The helper, whose name has only been given as Farida, was given a...

Maid whose contract is ending wants an extra day off to reconsider staying, employer refuses, offers monetary compensation instead

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic worker whose 2-year contract will end in February next year wanted an additional day off in order to stay on and continue working for her current employers. In an anonymous post to Facebook group FDW...

Maid asks when should her employer send her back to the agency before cancelling her work permit

A maid whose work permit was about to be cancelled took to social media asking when an employer should turn their helper over to the agency. In her post, the maid wrote: "I just want to ask, when is the...

It’s hard to give helper one month off, so Singapore family flies in maid’s kids from Philippines to spend the holidays together

SINGAPORE — It has been almost six years since domestic helper Erma has seen her two kids, Liezel and Liezoo. Since it was difficult for her employers to give her a month off to go home to the Philippines, they...

Maid told by employer to clean house roof too? — Netizen shares video, says ‘this is not helper job, dont follow your boss…’

A video of a maid in Singapore sitting on a roof has made online netizens speculate whether her employer made her do roof work. While some assumed she was instructed to do so, others were more open to a...

Maid says after working 3 months for her current employer, she wants to be transferred elsewhere

A foreign domestic helper took to social media asking for help after she decided that she wanted to be transferred from her current employers. In her post to Facebook group FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum), the maid asked two...
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‘This guy stole my brother’s iphone, then denied he stole’ — Netizen shares CCTV footage of alleged theft

SINGAPORE — An online user shared security camera footage on Tuesday (Jan 31), claiming that a man seen in the video stole his brother's...

‘Brand new BTO, Westscape Bukit Batok, yet this is the state of our estate’ — Resident on wall cracks & water leakage in public...

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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’...

SINGAPORE — A foreign domestic helper working in Singapore for about eight years took to social media complaining about her employer's mother. In a Facebook...

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