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    Jan 15, 2014

    At their bosses' mercy, they can't afford a day's illness

    For cleaners and security guards, the moves to raise pay can't come soon enough. Most work long hours, six days a week, and still earn less than $1,000 a month. Many firms ensure they don't miss even a day's work by offering an attendance allowance, which a single day's absence can wipe out. Will the new rules change everything?