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Gulf countries to upgrade contracts for domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Philippines
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Foreign domestic helpers, including Filipinos, in the Middle East can now expect improved working conditions soon to include annual leaves and eight-hour workdays.

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Work permits of hundreds of foreigners in Cilacap questioned

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Indonesia
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Local authorities are questioning existing procedures on work permit issuances for foreigners working in various industrial sectors in Cilacap, Central Java, saying that the presence of foreign workers in the regency does not contribute significantly to locally generated recurring revenues (PAD).

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Net migration rises to another record

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago New Zealand
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New Zealand's annual migration has risen to a record for the third consecutive month, led by an increase in student arrivals from India and fewer Kiwis crossing the Tasman to Australia.




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Nepali migrant workers stage protest in Qatar | National

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Qatar
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DOHA , NOV 24 - About 600 Nepali migrant workers in Qatar have taken to the streets, demanding that their employer should pay them not less than the minimum salary set by the government for Nepalis working in Qatar.

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Gulf states urged to put end to abuse of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT CITY: International rights and labor groups called Sunday for urgent action to be taken to protect migrant workers from abuse in Gulf countries.




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Gulf Countries: Increase Migrant Worker Protection

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Kuwait
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(Kuwait) – Labor ministers from Gulf and Asian countries meeting on November 26 and 27, 2014, should improve labor law protection, reform abusive immigration policies, and increase dialogue with trade unions and nongovernmental groups, 90 human rights organizations and unions said today.

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POEA: No placement fees for domestic workers, caregivers, seafarers

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Philippines
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No placement fees for Filipinos working abroad as domestic workers, caregivers and seafarers.

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Gulf states urged to protect migrant workers - Middle East

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago United Arab Emirates
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A collective of major international rights and labour groups have launched a fresh call for urgent action to protect migrant workers from abuse in Gulf Arab countries.

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