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Qatar Blocks Nepalese Workers From Returning Home For Earthquake Funerals

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Qatar
http://www.buzzfeed.com —

Thousands of Nepalese migrant workers in Qatar, toiling on construction sites for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, have been denied the chance to return home for the funerals of loved ones killed in last month’s deadly earthquake, Nepal’s government says.

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25% workers hired from abroad to be housemaids

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.saudigazette.com.sa —

RIYADH — Housemaids will constitute 25 percent of the total foreign manpower to be recruited from countries which are sending domestic help to the Kingdom, according to new regulations issued by the Ministry of Labor on Tuesday.

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'Domestic Workers Also Deserve PF'

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago India
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CHENNAI: Consider these three pictures — one, a young girl who sacrifices college education to earn the family’s daily bread; two, an old widow who is worked to the bone for a meagre living after her daughter-in-law throws her out; and three, a sick mother who sweeps and mops all week to earn in place of an alcoholic husband.

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Migrant workers: victims of govt’s euphemistic policy

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Indonesia
http://www.thejakartapost.com —

Amid the increasing problems and misery many migrant workers have endured in recent weeks, the Indonesian government proudly announced that remittances sent by migrant workers earned the country Rp 105 trillion (US$8.4 billion) in 2014, a significant increase from Rp 70.6 trillion a year ago.

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Restrictions Employing Foreign Workers in Indonesia

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Indonesia
http://www.indonesia-investments.com —

Law number 13 of 2003 regarding Manpower (Labor Law) and its implementing regulations are setting stringent restrictions to companies employing Foreign Workers (expatriates). Besides the licensing requirements as we discussed in our previous columns, the legislation sets other restrictions to companies which wish to employ foreign workers. In this weeks’ column we will discuss these

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‘Indonesia to accept many foreign workers by 2030'

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Indonesia
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Indonesia’s Ministry of Labour and Transmigration has estimated that Indonesia will begin to accept foreign workers in large numbers by 2030 for lower-level labour markets that are no longer filled by Indonesian workers, Indonesia’s Antara news agency reported.

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Qatar failing to deliver on labor reform - Amnesty

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago United Arab Emirates
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DUBAI -Amnesty International charged Thursday that Qatar is failing to deliver on promised labor reforms for migrant workers ahead of the 2022 football World Cup, urging FIFA to intervene.

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11MP: Management of foreign workers to be improved

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

PETALING JAYA: Greater focus will be placed on managing and screening the entry of foreign talent in Malaysia to create safer living communities under the 11th Malaysian Plan.

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