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Undocumented migrant workers face deportation

Posted by jacobo 673 days ago Burma
http://www.mizzima.com —

The National Verification (NV) offices in Chiang Mai and Myawaddy announced on December 18—International Migrants Day—that they will extend their deadline for migrants to register until the end of the year; however other NV centers—including those in Mahachai and Ranong—did not, leaving hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrants from B

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17 migrant workers sent home from Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 673 days ago Indonesia
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The Indonesian Consulate General Office (KJRI) in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, has sent home 17 migrant workers after it was discovered they were working in the country illegally.

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Maid fee to be reviewed

Posted by jacobo 673 days ago Malaysia
http://thestar.com.my —

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to review the cost structure for bringing in maids from the republic.

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Call them domestic workers instead, says Tenaganita

Posted by jacobo 673 days ago Malaysia
http://thestar.com.my —

PUTRAJAYA: The Government has been urged to reclassify maids as domestic workers to crush the perception of a servant-master relationship.

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Justice Ministry to use chartered flights to send deportees home

Posted by jacobo 673 days ago Japan
http://mainichi.jp —

The Ministry of Justice has decided to start using chartered planes to forcibly repatriate non-Japanese residing illegally in Japan in a bid to cut costs, it has been learned.

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MOM 'making things better' for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 674 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) 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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MWC reminds all employers of responsibilities to foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 674 days ago Singapore
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The Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC) has urged the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to continue to respond swiftly to all foreign worker claims and complaints, so that workers do not take matters in their own hands in desperation.

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28 foreign workers, including 20 Indians, stop work over salary delay in Singapore

Posted by jacobo 674 days ago Singapore
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com —

Singapore, Dec 19: Twenty-eight foreign workers at a construction site here, including 20 Indians, stopped work after they were not paid their salaries for the last month, forcing the city state’s Government to intervene in the matter.

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