Study on Workplace Discrimination, Harassment & Injury



IAL is conducting a study on workplace discrimination, harassment and injury in Singapore to:

  • better understand the state of workplace discrimination, harassment and injury in Singapore and in particular, their impact on career trajectories and employment vulnerability; and
  • provide better suport for individuals and companies on navigating any challenges faced in workplace discrimination, harassment and injury, in order to ensure fair, inclusive and safe work practices and work environment


We are seeking participants who are in employment or looking for work including internship and apprenticeship. We would like to hear from you if you have personally experienced any of the following:

  • Discriminatory hiring, firing or promotion practice (e.g. due to age, race, religion, gender, pregnancy and not due to skills or ability
  • Workplace bullying
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace accident, injury or health issues due to the job
  • Cyberbullying or other online harassment from employers or colleagues
  • Physical or mental abuse at work
  • Any other forms of workplace discrimination, harassment and injury


To arrange for an interview, or if you have any queries, please call or write to Ms Priscilla Ong ( or Dr Arthur Chia (


Note: Interested persons must satisfy the above screening criteria for participation. Interviews will be conducted face-to-face in person or online via Zoom with password protection for secure access. Strict confidentiality is ensured. You will be given a pseudonym for use during interview, which will be audio recorded. Non-identifiable data without interviewee names will be used in the analysis. Incentives of up to $80 worth of shopping vouchers are given upon satisfying interview requirements and after full completion of interview.