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MANPOWER CHEATING | Migrant workers stage sit-in for compensation

Posted by jacobo 43 days ago Bangladesh
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Returning from Iraq with empty hands, 19 Bangladeshi workers today staged a sit-in in front of Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment since this morning, demanding compensation from their recruitment agencies.

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A neglected lot

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, July 19: Plights of Nepalis seeking overseas jobs, especially in the Gulf region, start even before they fly abroad.

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Campaign Launched to Boost Safe Migration to West Asia

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago India
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KOCHI: The Amnesty International India and UAE Exchange India launched a campaign to promote safe migration to Gulf countries. The campaign is aimed at preventing the exploitation and abuse of migrant workers bound for Gulf countries.

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Nepali migrant workers safe in Israel

Posted by jacobo 45 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, July 18: Despite heightening tensions between Israel and Palestine, Nepalis migrant workers are reported to be ´safe´ there. Nepal´s Embassy in Israel has informed that none of the Nepali citizen has faced any security threats so far.

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More than 130 Bangladeshis deported for illegal entry in 12 months

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Bangladesh
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A total of 139 Bangladeshis who had entered Myanmar illegally have been deported to Bangladesh over the last year, according to the Immigration Department of Rakhine State’s Maungdaw District.

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SC Slams Odisha Govt Over Plight of Migrant Workers

Posted by jacobo 47 days ago India
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NEW DELHI: Shocked by the horrific incident of chopping of hands of migrant labourers from Odisha by contractors in Andhra Pradesh, the Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the States for not having a policy in place to prevent such atrocities and exploitation of such people.

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Kerala to bring law for migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 54 days ago India
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Thiruvananthapuram, July 10:  Kerala Government is considering a legislation to provide welfare schemes for migrant workers, who have become a major work force in the state.

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'Just a percent of migrant workers skilled'

Posted by jacobo 54 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, July 10: Only one percent of the total workforce bound for foreign land for employment from Nepal is skilled manpower, according to the Economic Survey 2013/14 released by Ministry of Finance on Thursday.

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