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No placement fee? No kidding!

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Hong Kong SAR
http://www.rappler.com —

HONG KONG – For years, hundreds of thousands of Filipino workers have had to pay through their teeth to secure jobs as domestic workers abroad.

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Probe sought on surging number of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Philippines
http://www.philstar.com —

MANILA, Philippines - The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) yesterday called on Congress to investigate the surging number of Chinese and other foreigners allegedly working illegally in the country.

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Stalling of construction sector force migrant workers return their states

Posted by jaypee 37 days ago India
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com —

KOZHIKODE: Lakhs of migrant workers, who have arrived in the state to eke out a living, started returning to their native places due to the stalling of construction activities following the shortage of construction materials. The dearth of construction materials which was created due to the indefinite strike

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NT's Ichthys project: move to relax 457 visas 'an attack on young unemployed'

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago Australia
http://www.theguardian.com —

Employers in the Northern Territory are to be given concessions for employing foreign workers to fill a labour gap created by the $34bn Ichthys gas project but the Greens and trade unions have labelled it an attack on young unemployed Australians.

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Top End to get easier access to foreign workers for gas projects

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago Australia
http://www.smh.com.au —

The federal government will make it easier for employers across Northern Australia to import guest workers as the $34 billion Ichthys gas project creates labour shortages in the Top End.




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Myanmar to help screen workers

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Burma
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

The Myanmar government has promised full cooperation in verifying the nationality of Myanmarese workers in Thailand.

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New package being worked out for Kashmiri migrants: Modi govt

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago India
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com —

NEW DELHI: Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalized in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

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SLBFE to evacuate Lankans in Liberia

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Sri Lanka
http://www.nation.lk —

With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the Ebola virus epidemic sweeping across western Africa, an international health emergency, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) is now looking to repatriate Sri Lankan migrant workers from Liberia.

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