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Domestic worker association bans child labor

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Indonesia
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The Indonesian Domestic Workers Training and Placement Association (APPSI) has compiled a code of ethics for its members in an endeavor to phase out child labor in the domestic work industry.

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Deployment of Filipino domestic workers down by 20%, says POEA | Inquirer Global Nation

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Philippines
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The deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working as household helpers went down by 20 percent in the first five months of 2015 compared to last year’s data, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Tuesday.




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New Nitaqat program for recruitment firms

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Saudi Arabia
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JEDDAH: The ministry of Labor is preparing to launch a new Nitaqat program for recruitment companies and offices soon, a senior official said. The program will include both incentives and penalties for companies based on the zone they belong to.

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S Korea simplifies procedures for return of illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – South Korea has been implementing a voluntary home-return registration programme for illegal foreigners since May 22, Viet Nam's Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Ministry's overseas labourers management department said.

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Foreign worker checks to go fully electronic

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: Applications for foreign worker visa and health status clearances will go fully electronic next Monday, said the Immigration Department.

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Illegal Workers Arrested in Construction Site Raid

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Cambodia
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Seventeen Vietnamese construction workers were arrested and the passports of 142 Chinese construction workers confiscated when immigration officers raided a building site in Phnom Penh on Tuesday afternoon.

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No more manual Visa application for foreign workers starting from July 1 | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department will no longer accept manual applications for Visas with Reference (VDR) for foreign workers beginning July 1.

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Gulf migrant workers sent home USD 100B: study

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT - Foreigners working in the energy-rich Arab states of the Gulf sent more than USD 100 billion in remittances to their home countries last year, an economic report showed Tuesday.

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