Many domestic workers from India and other countries who come to the UK with their employers and suffer abuse will benefit from a key clause that was successfully inserted in the modern slavery bill during a vote in the House of Lords this week.Read More
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MADURAI: Members of a domestic workers union are threatening to go on a state-wide strike and carry out protests, reasserting their long-pending demand for minimum wages. The fresh call comes as the state assembly session is scheduled to begin from Tuesday.
P. Rajeeve, MP and district secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)], who visited the camps of migrant labourers near Ambalamugal on Sunday, has called for protection of their rights and appealed to the authorities to ensure that they received wages on par with their local counterRead More
- Sumaira Salamat, a mother of three in her mid-40s, works every day from ten in the morning until half-past two in the afternoon. She travels between three homes, and in each one she dusts, sweeps, washes utensils, and does the laundry. For her efforts, she earns about 3,000 rupees (29 dollars) per month. Read More
KATHMANDU, FEB 08 - The government has decided to increase the health check-up fees for outbound Nepali migrants, without consulting the private stakeholders and foreign employment agencies. The decision, which will come into effect from February 13, will add financial burden of around Rs 300 on each migrant worker.Read More