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Migrant workers report physical abuse, wage discrimination

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Republic of Korea
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To get to South Korea, workers have to pay large sums then suffer poor conditions after arrival

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Migration legality still a problem

Posted by jaypee 671 days ago Thailand
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A seminar at Chulalongkorn University on Tuesday wrestled with the problem of how to tackle migration legality, and the deportation of illegals.

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Govt says it will help employers keen to rehire migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Thailand
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Employers wanting to rehire registered migrant workers who have to leave because their nationality was not verified by the December 14 deadline should immediately contact the Employment Department.

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300,000 face deportation as NV ends

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Thailand
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More than 300,000 immigrant workers will be deported after the nationality verification (NV) deadline ended on Friday last week.

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‘Let’s appreciate migrant labour’

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Sri Lanka
http://www.dailynews.lk —

Today is the 13th annual International Migrants Day. It is celebrated at a time when a suitable environment is being crated to recognize the labour of International Migrant Workers, to protect their rights, and to build a better future for them.

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MOM visited workers' countries

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - Officials from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have visited China, India and Bangladesh in an attempt to understand the concerns of migrant workers.

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Govt can do more for migrant workers: Tan Chuan-Jin

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Manpower receives some 7,000 telephone enquiries and 2,500 emails per month on employment-related matters from local and foreign workers.

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New jobs for nurses opened

Posted by jacobo 671 days ago Philippines
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American health insurance companies considered it cost-effective to “offshore” their clinical services, creating a new demand in the Philippines for US-licensed Filipino nurses, House Deputy Majority Leader Roman Romulo said on Sunday.

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