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"We registered our commitment to the protection and promotion of the rights of Asean migrant workers in the region by signing the Asean ...
Over the years, migrant workers have faced various barriers as they search for economic opportunities outside their country of origin. They have ...

Kuala Lumpur: The National Patriots Association (Patriots) today called on the government to take stern action against a group of contract ...
The United Nations says Asia Pacific countries need to address issues surrounding the rights of migrant workers as international talks move ...
A first in the country, the Kerala govt's move comes after a fake WhatsApp clip that said migrant workers were under threat in the state.
There is a misconception that migrant workers from Bangladesh are poor and come from low class families. This is far from the truth, says Mr ...

LPN deputy committee chairman Surapong Kongchantuk said problems resulted because authorities had not registered migrant workers in a ...
migrant workers. A consensus on migrant workers' rights 'is a centerpiece of the Philippine chairmanship' of ASEAN, says DFA ...
LPN deputy committee chairman Surapong Kongchantuk said problems resulted because authorities had not registered migrant workers in a ...
The UN's International Labour Organization (ILO) has dismissed complaints about the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar and welcomed the ...
Some six Sri Lankan migrant workers have gone missing in Saudi Arabia, according to complaints made by their relatives to the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign employment (SLBFE).
... newspaper mentioned that the UN panel meets in Geneva next month to review Bangladesh's commitment to protecting its workers under the International Convention on the Protection of the rights of All migrant workers and Members of Their Families.
Before Spring Break, we published a column on the World Cup and the harms of holding the event in Russia. For the second half of that issue we turn to the choice that has already cost people's lives: Qatar.
IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Protesters are rallying today after the Border Patrol detained two women and their five young children.
A Melbourne business has been fined $184,000, and one of its company directors has been hit with $36,000 in penalties, for the underpayment of three migrant workers, with one legal expert warning fines for underpayment will keep increasing. ACC ...
A SOUTHPORT based charity which aims to help migrant workers across Sefton has been commended for helping raise awareness of loan sharks.
There is no doubt that farming has become very reliant on non-UK labour, mostly from Eastern Europe. Speaking at a rural law and finance event at Forfar Mart, Jamie Kerr - immigration partner with legal firm Thorntons - estimated that around 22,500 EU ...

The minister also explained that the employers must first submit work applications for their migrant workers to a local employment office.
"rights, Faith and Policy: A public Forum on migrant workers' Issues will bring together migrant workers, community organizations, faith groups and provincial representatives to build capacity for action, policy and solidarity on migrant workers' rights.
Qatar has until November to implement new labour reforms designed to end abuse of migrant workers or potentially face an investigation by an international labour watchdog in the lead up to hosting the 2022 World Cup.
Less than five per cent of temporary foreign workers in Canada are women. But for those women, they face numerous battles. Over the past few weeks I have met women who have left their families behind, who call their children over Whatsapp to get them ...
A public forum in Charlottetown will aim to shine a light on the situation migrant workers face in Canada. Fay Faraday, a Toronto-based social justice lawyer who will speak at the forum, told Mainstreet P.E.
Under the former Conservative government, Canada shifted toward an immigration system that absorbs migrant workers who first come to the country on temporary status to meet labour market needs, compared to the old "nation-building" model that let ...
A Singapore migrant welfare group has started distributing 3G-enabled mobile phones to cash-strapped foreign workers days before the city-state shuts down its 2G network.
In fact, the only people who applied for these jobs were migrant workers. The job specifically was to go out into the vineyards and pick the grapes.
The ministry said all migrant workers in the fishing industry have to register themselves to receive a proper work permit before March 31, as presently there are only 47,000 registered migrant workers in the fisheries sector, Thai National News Bureau ...
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- As the Trump administration cracks down on illegal immigration, Wisconsin dairy farmers may struggle to maintain production with more than half of its workforce made up of migrant workers. Across the U.S. fifty-one percent of ...
Most migrant workers are here legally under the federal H-2A program that allows U.S. employers who meet specific requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs.
COM - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called for an immediate revision of the law on migrant workers protection, in order to create an integrated service model.
myrepublica.com is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date news portal of Nepal in nepali language.
To combat the forced labour and sexual exploitation of Romanian workers in Italy's Sicilian province of Ragusa, authorities in both countries have agreed to join forces.
According to Evelyn Encalada Grez, a labour researcher specializing in migrant work in Canada, female migrant workers have to deal with a compound of issues where both gender and class intersect.
MEDICAL clinics serving Filipino workers bound for Kuwait have asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to junk the indefinite suspension slapped on them by Health Secretary-designate Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial without the benefit of a formal complaint.
Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, met last week with a group of farmers from Southwest Michigan to reaffirm his support for the agricultural industry.
At least 100 people gathered in Burlington Saturday to show support for migrant workers.
migrant workers of ASEAN member states, including those of The Philippines, stand to benefit once the instrument on the protection and promotion of their rights is approved, a social welfare official has said.
AN APP has been released aimed at tackling the "persistent" problem of underpayment of young and migrant workers in Australia.
"rights, Faith, and Policy: A Public Forum on Migrant worker Issues" is part of a growing movement to shed light on the ways Canadian laws constrain migrant workers' rights and to build protections and supports. The keynote speaker for this event is ...
Many of us take having the lawn cut or trees for the yard for granted. But at Southwood Nursery, they need to bring back eight Mexican workers for the season.
The driver of a bus full of migrant workers was responsible for rear-ending a school bus Wednesday morning, according to the Florida highway patrol.
While acknowledging that NACOSH had a "significant" role to play in promoting safety and health standards across the Barbadian workforce, Senator Byer Suckoo said it was often feared that the condition of migrant workers went "under the radar".
Death, torture cases reveal issues faced by migrant workers A migrant workers alliance group holds placards to protest the killings of two Indonesian women in 2014 outside the High Court in Hong Kong, Oct. 24, 2016.
For Abby McGill, that work focus is on empowering Thailand's migrant workers. McGill is responsible for coordinating campaigns around labor exploitation in globally-traded agricultural commodities at the International Labor rights Forum (ILRF).
Bangladesh receives one of the highest amounts of remittance in the world, and the amount has grown consistently in spite of changes in the economic climate.
What has been revealed by the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Thursday last about the cost that the migrant workers are made to bear for securing jobs abroad is more or less known to most people. But the TIB report, titled "Good governance ...
Blame game and lack of coordination between the ministries concerned and recruitment agencies have increasingly been pushing migrant workers towards risk and uncertainty. The scenario revealed itself during a conference styled "Safe Migration and ...
Leaders at the annual Two Sessions political meetings in Beijing are calling for greater protection of migrant workers. Migrant workers often deal with unpaid wages and serious health risks. CGTN's Han Bin reports that it's hard for them to get their ...
Harvested to extinction: Villagers become migrant workers after emptying forest of herbs. - BASANTA PRATAP SINGH, Bajhang. A file photo shows people heading towards India for employment at a bus stand in Bajhang.
Lawmakers yesterday said that the government must establish a mechanism to help migrant workers who have fallen seriously ill due to non-occupational diseases.
This January marked the 10th anniversary of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of migrant workers, under which members pledged to "promote fair and appropriate employment protection, payment of wages, and adequate ...


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