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Weekly Rest Days for Foreign Domestic Workers

A Guide for Employers

All foreign domestic workers (FDWs) whose work permits are issued or renewed from 1 January 2013 onwards will be entitled to a weekly rest day or compensation in-lieu. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has produced a guide to elaborate more about employers’ responsibilities and details of the rest day requirement.

Please download a copy of the guide (available in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil), and read up more information concerning the weekly rest day regulation.

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