Employment agency fined S$5,000 for bringing in 14-year-old Myanmar maid

Employment agency fined S$5,000 for bringing in 14-year-old Myanmar maid

File photo of a foreign domestic worker.
SINGAPORE: An employment agency has been fined S$5,000 breaching employment agency licence conditions by deploying a 14-year-old foreign domestic worker (FDW). The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said in a press release on Friday (Jun 15) that Casa Employment Specialist pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that a FDW met the minimum age requirement of 23 years old. 
charged in May, along with 35-year-old Khor Siew Tiang - the sole proprietor of Vista Employment Services - who was also accused of bringing in an underaged FDW in a separate case. 
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Source: CNA/mz