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30 OFWs arrive from Kuwait with tales of maltreatment

Posted by jacobo 1463 days ago Philippines
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At least 30 overseas Filipino workers returned to the Philippines from Kuwait after getting unfair treatment from their employers there.

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3 stranded seafarers return safely from Nairobi

Posted by jacobo 1463 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – Three Filipino seafarers stranded at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya last Easter Sunday were finally repatriated on April 21.

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Marked surge in migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 1463 days ago New Zealand
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About 1600 more people have come to Canterbury than departed in the past 12 months as the rebuild shifts up a gear.

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OFWs in Syria offered higher salaries to stay

Posted by jacobo 1463 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT, LEBANON – More overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are set to be repatriated from strife-torn Syria.

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Campaign launched to raise awareness on human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 1463 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN — Over the past decade, more than nine million workers have been victims of human trafficking worldwide, an International Organisation for Migration (IOM) official said on Tuesday, commending Jordan's actions to combat the phenomenon.

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Fast Retailing to standardize pay scale for all domestic and foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 1464 days ago Japan
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Fast Retailing Co., the operator of the Uniqlo clothing chain, announced bold plans to move toward a uniform pay scale that standardizes salaries between its Japanese and foreign employees. The company hopes the move will help it to attract and keep foreign talent as it aims for rapid global expansion.

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CLA to negotiate with Indonesia over higher minimum wage

Posted by jacobo 1464 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, April 23 (CNA) The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) said Tuesday that it will exchange views with the Indonesian authorities that recently asked local employers who hire Indonesian workers to match the minimum wage set in Taiwan's Labor Standards Act.

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US Senate bill allows long-time Pinoy workers in Northern Marianas to apply for ‘green card’

Posted by jacobo 1464 days ago Philippines
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SAIPAN, CNMI – Thousands of Filipinos who have been legally working in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) since at least 2003 could be eligible to apply for US permanent resident status or “green card” five years after the signing into law of a comprehensive immigration reform bill that the U.S. Senate’s “Gang of

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