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FDW EG(Eng) Std

FDW EG(Eng) Std

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Published by: Than Han on Apr 05, 2014
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Your Guide to Employing aForeign Domestic Worker
Ministry of ManpowerForeign Manpower Management Division
120 Kim Seng RoadSingapore 239436Tel: (65) 6438 5122www.mom.gov.sg
 
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Today, 1 in every 6 households in Singapore* employs a ForeignDomestic Worker (FDW). With FDWs helping with household choresand caring for our young and elderly, more Singaporeans are able to join the workforce, knowing that our homes are well taken care ofwhile we are at work.As in any employer-employee relationship, it is important that bothparties work towards establishing a harmonious working relationship.As an employer, you have an important part to play in helping yourFDW adjust to life and work in Singapore.The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has published this Guide to helpFDW employers in the management of their FDWs. This Guide spellsout your roles and responsibilities as an FDW employer and providesadvice on FDW employment issues. We hope that this Guide will helpyou build a positive working relationship with your FDW.
*Accurate as of December 2006
 
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1Deciding to Employ a Foreign Domestic Worker
Your Commitment as an FDW EmployerChallenges of Hiring an FDWChoosing an FDWAlternatives to Employing an FDW
2Obligations of FDW Employers and FDWs
Your Obligations as an FDW EmployerEmploymentYour FDW's Upkeep, Maintenance and Well-beingManaging Your FDWSending Your FDW HomeYour FDW's Legal Obligations
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3Employing an FDW
Employing an FDW Who Has Not Worked inSingapore BeforeEmploying an FDW Who is Currently Working in Singapore for Another EmployerEngaging the Services of an Employment Agency
4Building a Positive Relationship With Your FDW
Understanding Your FDWHaving an Employment ContractCoaching Your FDWProviding a Safe Working Environment for Your FDWGetting Your FDW StartedTraining Courses for FDWsUseful Contact Information
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