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Concern over migrant worker fees - business | Stuff.co.nz

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago New Zealand
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Christchurch businesses are raising concerns about the enormous fees paid by their Filipino migrant employees.


The Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce and law firm Lane Neave said yesterday several businesses had approached them, concerned about fees some migrant workers paid to travel to New Zealand.

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PH to remain top source of migrant workers in Asia

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines will continue to be a source of migrant workers, in Asia particularly, as neighbor countries’ work force are expected to dwindle in numbers due to their highly aging population, an international investment bank said.

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Lebanese army raids Syrian refugee camps in Arsal

Posted by charlon 28 days ago Lebanon
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"At least one person was killed and two wounded during a search for militants at refugee camps near Lebanon's border with Syria, the Lebanese army says"

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Thais to inspect boat labour

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Cambodia
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Seeking to repair the bruised reputation of its notoriously abusive and migrant worker-dependant seafood industry, Thailand announced on Monday a plan to inspect conditions of the fishing sector beginning next month.

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Kuwait revokes citizenship of 18 people

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Kuwait

Manama: Kuwait has revoked the citizenship of 18 people, citing naturalisation irregularities that included false declarations and illegal double nationalities as well as security concerns.

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Labour companies honoured for complying with mid-day break rule

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: Labour companies are showing more compassion to outdoor workers during peak summer, reports by the Permanent Committee for Labour Affairs (PCLA) in Dubai show.

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MTUC blames Putrajaya for poor control over large migrant worker population

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Malaysia
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The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has blamed the lack of coordination between the Home and Human Resources ministries for the large number of undocumented foreign workers in the country.

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Boatpeople Case North of Phuket Raises Doubts About Thailand's Commitment to Stop Human Trafficking

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Thailand
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PHUKET: Police north of Phuket have overlooked a possible connection to human trafficking in a case involving 37 men, women and children, raising doubts about Thailand's newly-expressed commitment to treat the issue with appropriate seriousness.

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