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Overstaying Filipinos in Italy gain reprieve

Posted by jacobo 626 days ago Philippines
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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said undocumented Filipino workers in Italy may avail of a law to make their stay legitimate and avoid arrest and deportation.

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President Assures Protection Of Workers

Posted by jacobo 626 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines --- The government is committed to decent and safe jobs for Filipinos and to protect workers from abusive employers, President Benigno S. Aquino III said yesterday.

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Bangalore NGO to issue identity cards for domestic workers

Posted by jacobo 626 days ago India
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“There is no collective consciousness among the domestic workers in Mangalore,” said Geetha Menon, Secretary, Stree Jagruti Samithi, a Bangalore-based women's organisation, that works towards providing them dignity, recognition, and social security.

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270 distressed OFWs evacuated from Syria via Lebanon

Posted by jacobo 626 days ago Philippines
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BEIRUT, Lebanon – A total of 270 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Syria arrived at the Rafik Hariri International Airport in Lebanon.

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Authorities asked to probe migrant workers' wage delays

Posted by jacobo 627 days ago China PR
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Nationwide labor, construction, public security and union authorities have been asked to carry out a two-month campaign to deal with wage delays for migrant workers.

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Labor, environment not sacrificial tools for progress: DPP

Posted by jacobo 627 days ago Taiwan
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The National Conference on Industrial Development that concluded on Tuesday proposed sacrificing the rights of local workers and the environment for the sake of corporate gains and failed to lay out a vision for the nation’s industrial transformation, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus said yesterday.

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Concerns over govt's projected foreign manpower needs

Posted by jacobo 627 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Non-government organisations (NGO), stakeholders and observers have raised concerns over the government's projection for more foreign manpower by 2030.

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Low interest rate may hamper growth of remittances: experts

Posted by jacobo 627 days ago Pakistan
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KARACHI: Experts said low interest rate could slightly hamper the growth of workers’ remittances.

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