Pax Christi Australia

Human Rights & Labour Rights in Singapore: Forum

When:
October 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2018-10-19T18:00:00+11:00
2018-10-19T20:00:00+11:00
Where:
Unions NSW Auditorium
4 Goulburn St
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Cost:
Free

Singapore Forum – Leaflet

These workers have very few labour rights and are paid around $2/hour  a country where most forms of protest are illegal: a one person protest is an illegal assembly; the government has changed the constitution to keep human rights activists in jail; and the only recorded strike in recent decades resulted in jailing and deportation of multiple workers.
reliant on low wage migrant workers for almost all construction work, domestic work, and much of the cleaning, manufacturing and retail sectors.
one of the wealthiest countries in the world (per capita income), but has no minimum wage
Did you know Singapore is Australia’s fifth-largest trading partner and investor.

 

Forum and panel discussion with three leading human rights and

labour activists from Singapore

RSVP: bit.ly/singapore_forum

 

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