Development firm staff accused of lodging 18 outside specialists in packed premises

A Singaporean man is confronting 18 charges for lodging 18 outside specialists from his organization in packed premises, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Wednesday (Nov 8).

Li Dan’s organization, Shuang Lin Construction Pte Ltd, has likewise been accused of submitting false data in the Online Foreign Worker Address Service (OFWAS).

Li, 34, was charged on Oct 31 in the State Courts.

As indicated by MOM, Li, the company’s officer responsible for convenience for its outside labourers, masterminded them to be housed in stuffed premises at Upper Paya Lebar, MacPherson and Changi between October 2015 and July 2016.

The premises had surpassed the then-permitted inhabitance heap of eight tenants under the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s rules.

Shuang Lin was requested to move the influenced labourers to other endorsed convenience.

Independently, amongst March and April a year ago, the organization gave bogus locations of 22 outside specialists to the Controller of Work Passes in the OFWAS.

It announced that the specialists were remaining at Tuas South Avenue when they were most certainly not.

On the off chance that sentenced, Li faces a fine of up to $10,000 or potentially imprisoned up to a year for each charge. The organization could be fined up $20,000 on every one of the 22 charges it is confronting.

In its public statement, MOM asked remote labourers who have issues with their settlement to first raise the issue with their boss before looking for exhortation and help from the Migrant Workers’ Center on 6536 2692.

They can likewise report the issue to MOM on 6438 5122.