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Four months after Nepal quake: Migration issues impact recovery

Posted by jaypee 173 days ago Nepal
http://zeenews.india.com —

Kathmandu: Four months after the devastating April 25 earthquake, the delayed return of migrant family members, coupled with low levels of disaster-preparedness, has become a major concern for Nepal`s households with external migrants.

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Bangladesh to bring back 125 more boat people from Myanmar onĀ Aug 25

Posted by jaypee 174 days ago Bangladesh
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BGB Cox’s Bazar Sector Commander Col M Anisur Rahman told bdnews24.com on Saturday that they would be brought back after a flag meeting with Myanmar’s immigration department at Dhenkibunia around 10:30am on Aug 25.

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Kerala migrants in the land of expatriates - The Hindu

Posted by jaypee 174 days ago India
http://www.thehindu.com —

Anyone who travels through the hinterlands of Kerala on a Sunday and misses the way is very likely to have a frustrating time getting the right coordinates. For, the only souls on the village roads would be domestic migrant workers in their ones and twos. The conversation can begin only after he pulls out the plugs of the earphone attached to a mobile phone and spits the pan masala, khain

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Govt readies domestic workers policy, proposes Rs 9,000 minimum pay with benefits

Posted by jaypee 179 days ago India
http://www.firstpost.com —

New Delhi: To protect the interest of domestic workers, the government is readying a national policy that proposes a minimum salary of Rs 9,000 per month for the skilled full-time household helps, along with a host of benefits including social security cover and mandatory leaves.

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Deal with Israel to send workers

Posted by jaypee 188 days ago Nepal
http://www.ekantipur.com —

KATHMANDU, AUG 08 - Israel has agreed to hire 300 caregivers from Nepal through the government to government ( G-to-G ) channel.  Sixty Nepali workers will leave for Israel in the initial phase, according to an agreement signed between the two countries on Friday.

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Govt plans policy for domestic helps

Posted by jaypee 189 days ago India
http://www.financialexpress.com —

The Narendra Modi-led government is planning to come out with a national policy for an estimated 3 crore domestic workers to ensure that they get the minimum wage prescribed (Rs 160 a day), and are covered by social security schemes including provident fund.

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No separate registration for migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 211 days ago India
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Separate registration for migrant workers working in Kerala is not possible and will turn detrimental to Keralites working in other States, Minister for Labour Shibu Baby John told the Assembly on Wednesday.

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25 trafficking victims back home from Indonesia

Posted by jaypee 213 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.thedailystar.net —

Twenty five more Bangladeshi human trafficking victims returned home from Indonesia last night, around four months after they were rescued from the Andaman Sea.

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