KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-five women of various nationalities, believed to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued by the police during raids conducted at three massage centres at Platinum Walk, Setapak here last Thursday.Read More
After facing abuse and battery at the hands of their employer, Myanmar domestic workers in Singapore are confronted with a difficult choice: stay and press charges, in often lengthy investigations that rehash their pain, or return home and relinquish any opportunity for recompense.Read More
The Governor of the Northern Marianas, Ralph Torres, is calling on the United States Government to give longtime foreign workers in the territory improved status.
The governor said guest workers played a crucial role in the development of the islands.Read More
GEORGE TOWN: Penang's industrial sector is facing a shortage of talent and foreign workers especially in its two major economic pillars of manufacturing and services.
Special Advisor to the Penang Chief Minister, Datuk Lee Kah Choon (pix), said manufacturing of electrical and electronic products and the services sectors are most affected.Read More
BANGKOK, 13 June 2016 (NNT) – Authorities are preparing to run an inspection on foreign workers with pink cards in a bid to ensure their compliance with the law while a new type of permit will soon be issued to facilitate the workers’ examination process.Read More
Acting Undersecretary at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Humaid Rashid bin Demas, said decent work and protecting workers' well-being constitute a pillar for sustainable development in the UAE.Read More
The Northern Marianas is facing a humanitarian and economic crisis as more than 1,300 of its foreign workers could be forced to leave the territory.
This comes after the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that its cap of 12,999 positions for foreigners to work in the territory had been reached.
Our correspondent said most of the 1,300 workers aff Read More