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POEA invites ad agencies, PR firms to join drive vs. illegal recruiters, traffickers

Posted by jaypee 61 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has started inviting ad agencies and public relations firms to join the government's campaign against illegal recruiters and human traffickers.

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Pinoys in HK hold Labor Day march to stop ‘migrant fees’

Posted by jaypee 61 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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Filipino workers in Hong Kong on Friday held a Labor Day march to call for a stop to fees imposed on them by the Philippine government, Radio-Television Hong Kong reported.

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Bengkulu unions demand govt supervise foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 62 days ago Indonesia
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Bengkulu workers asked the government to tighten supervision on the growing number of foreign workers employed by a certain mining company during a meeting to commemorate May Day on Friday.

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3,000 migrant workers seek amnesty in Oman

Posted by jaypee 62 days ago Oman
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While stranded Filipino workers welcomed the amnesty granted by the  Sultanate of Oman, a migrant rights group  lambasted the Aquino administration for not having its comprehensive repatriation assistance for  illegal workers.

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Immigration warns against illegal employment of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 62 days ago Malaysia
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The Sarawak Immigration Department has warned that employers who illegally employ foreign workers will be subject to legal action, even if their workers were brought into the country legally.

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Kingdom backs regional human trafficking plan

Posted by jaypee 62 days ago Cambodia
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High-level representatives from Cambodia and five other nations yesterday signed a joint declaration reaffirming their commitment to collaborate in the fight against human trafficking, though the meet placed a notable lack of emphasis on confronting the corruption that facilitates the trade.

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New law protecting migrant workers passes in Parliament

Posted by jaypee 63 days ago New Zealand
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A new law designed to crack down on exploitation of migrant workers has narrowly passed in Parliament, as the Government takes fire over the handling of a case of Chinese rail engineers in Lower Hutt.

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Legal action threatened over foreign workers' rights

Posted by jaypee 64 days ago New Zealand
http://tvnz.co.nz —

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union is threatening to take legal action over whether foreign workers are covered by New Zealand law.

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