29 Mar '18, 4am

Timetable found in library book shows how hectic domestic helper’s day is in S’pore https://t.co/Q78vHGg2Kr

A detailed timetable suspected to belong to a domestic helper in Singapore was discovered in a public library book recently. According to the tip-off, the letter was found under the cover of a book on March 20. Advertisement Jam packed day In the original uncensored timetable, two mobile phone numbers were listed at the top, presumably belonging to the domestic helper’s employer. The name “Janila” can be seen on the top-right-hand corner. Here are some of the details of the schedule: • The timetable shows that the domestic helper is instructed to wake up at 530am daily for chores. • She is given a 30-minute break between 130pm and 3pm. • She is allowed to go to sleep at 1030pm, but is required to wake up at 1am to check on the employer’s child, QD, to “cover the blanket if he is cold/remove blanket if he is hot”. • She is given a one-day break a month. • She has to read to...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/maid-schedule-daily-singapo...

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