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Philippines' PLM doesn't want Filipino workers to be 'scabs' overseas

Posted by jacobo 829 days ago Philippines
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au —

Unemployed men have been blockading the Werribee Water Treatment plant for a week, in protest against the use of Filipino workers on special 457 visas.

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Lawmaker Urges More Attention for Migrant Workers

Posted by jacobo 829 days ago Burma
http://www.voacambodia.com —

WASHINGTON — Opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua has appealed to Prime Minister Hun Sen and the government to again crack down on unscrupulous recruiting agencies that hire workers for jobs abroad.

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More support sought for Filipina nurses, caregivers in Japan

Posted by jacobo 829 days ago Philippines
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com —

MANILA - Filipino nurses and caregivers who have arrived in Japan under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement and those to follow need more support not just to help them hurdle the Japanese license exam, but also to encourage them to live there permanently.

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Malaysians keep immigration officials busy

Posted by jacobo 829 days ago New Zealand
http://tvnz.co.nz —

Malaysians and Pacific Islanders kept immigration officials busiest last year with Eastern Europeans popping up higher on the list than ever before.

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60 distressed OFWs from Kuwait narrate employers' abuses

Posted by jacobo 829 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

At least 60 distressed overseas Filipino workers ended their nightmare in Kuwait as they finally arrived home in Manila early Monday morning.

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Gov’t encourages OFWs to start their own firms

Posted by jacobo 829 days ago Philippines
http://business.inquirer.net —

MANILA, Philippines—The government is beefing up efforts to reintegrate returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) through programs encouraging them to start businesses, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said.

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Illegal visa trade being monitored

Posted by jacobo 830 days ago Qatar
http://thepeninsulaqatar.com —

DOHA: The agency responsible for fighting human trafficking says it is monitoring at least 60 cases that have been filed in the courts against companies that trade in work visas.

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Foreign workers’ salaries to be checked in Kazakhstan

Posted by jacobo 830 days ago Kazakhstan
http://en.trend.az —

The salaries of foreign workers will be checked in Kazakhstan, Minister of Labour and Social Security Serik Abdenov said at a press briefing today.

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