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Zaqy Mohamad on migrant domestic workers' medical bills

Employers are responsible for their migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) medical bills in Singapore, including medical bills incurred due to illnesses and accidents that are not work-related, said Senior Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad. Replying to an MP's question in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 27), he outlined the measures and efforts to ensure that MDWs are protected and not denied appropriate medical treatment. He also said the Manpower Ministry is reviewing the minimum insurance coverage amount.

Zaqy Mohamad on migrant domestic workers' medical bills

27 Jul 2021 11:55am

Employers are responsible for their migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) medical bills in Singapore, including medical bills incurred due to illnesses and accidents that are not work-related, said Senior Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad. Replying to an MP's question in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 27), he outlined the measures and efforts to ensure that MDWs are protected and not denied appropriate medical treatment. He also said the Manpower Ministry is reviewing the minimum insurance coverage amount.

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