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Foreign workers' tax evasion

Posted by jaypee 67 days ago Pakistan
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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has declared its intention to go after both the companies hiring foreign nationals and individual foreign nationals working in the country on the issue of tax evasion. October 15 is the NBR deadline for employer-companies and individuals to submit their respective payrolls to the revenue authority. In light of what has been published in the media, we un

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Remittances rise 13.18% to $3.5b in July-August

Posted by jaypee 89 days ago Pakistan
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KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers sent home $3.5 billion in remittances during the two months of the current fiscal year of 2017/18, 13.18 per cent higher than a year earlier, the central bank data showed on Tuesday.


Workers’ remittances rose 26.8 per cent month-on-month to $1.95 billion in August, showed the figures of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). Analysts termed the ris Read More

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Pakistan domestic workers demand legal recognition

Posted by jaypee 588 days ago Pakistan
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Female domestic workers took to the streets of the Pakistan city of Lahore on April 28, in a rally to mark Labor Day and to demand the government give them workers' rights enshrined in law.


At least 150 workers and activists, marched on the Lahore Press Club holding signs that read "better wages our right" and "we are laborers," blocking traffic for more than an hour.

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Govt introduces online complaint system for migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 669 days ago Pakistan
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ISLAMABAD: Pir Syed Sadruddin Shah Rashidi, federal minister for overseas Pakistanis and human resource development, said here on Wednesday that the government was committed to the welfare and protection of migrant workers at all stages of the migration cycle.

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Domestic workers  

Posted by jaypee 731 days ago Pakistan
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Kudos to the Lahore High Court (LHC) for taking up the case pertaining to the highhandedness being meted out to domestic workers in urban areas of the country. For years, domestic workers have been among the most exploited of all workers. Numerous cases have been reported about criminal assaults by employers against their workers that occur on a regular basis. They are treated like domest

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Foreign Workers, Local Jobs

Posted by jaypee 910 days ago Pakistan
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India and Pakistan are also starting to “attract millions of foreign workers” and this trend is expected to grow in the coming decade according to the World Bank. Trends in migration are changing with many migrants in Bangladesh and Nepal returning home. With increasingly difficult immigration requirements abroad, as well as racism and Islamophobia on the rise in the west, and

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Pakistan attracting foreign workers - Pakistan - DAWN.COM

Posted by jaypee 911 days ago Pakistan
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ISLAMABAD: Given the dynamic economic growth of Asia and the Pacific region over the past decade, a new pattern is emerging – about one out of every three migrants is finding working opportunities within the region, and Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore are becoming major sources of migrant employment, reveals a new report by the World Bank (WB) and International Fund for Agricultural Dev

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In Pakistan, domestic workers rally for rights

Posted by jaypee 913 days ago Pakistan
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Domestic workers unions in Pakistan advocate for equal labor rights with Plan International. Plan International Pakistan, along with its partner HomeNet Pakistan, has been helping domestic workers come together to discuss their issues since 2011.

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