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Japanese employers find value in foreign workers,

Posted by jaypee 173 days ago Japan
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In fluent Japanese, Celine Tonus, a 29-year-old French woman, replied over the telephone, "Certainly, I'll arrange it immediately." She smoothly handles orders over the phone from clients as one of the sales staff at Honda Kiko Co. - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/japanese-employers-find-value-foreign-workers#sthash.yfI9075H.dpuf

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Migrant worker broker fees ‘exorbitant’: Indonesia

Posted by jaypee 127 days ago Taiwan
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The biggest problem for Indonesian workers in Taiwan are the “exorbitant” brokerage fees, which are unacceptable, Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers official Agusdin Sabiantoro said on Friday.

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Ministry to extend part-time services to families employing foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 127 days ago Taiwan
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The Ministry of Labor said it plans to extend its part-time caregiver services to families employing foreign caregivers by the end of this week.

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Reform regulation of domestic helpers to protect them from abuse, rights group urges

Posted by jaypee 126 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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Labour rights advocates and a group of pan-democrats have joined forces to call on the government to review policies on domestic helpers after the employer of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih was jailed for six years on Friday.

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Migrant worker protesters urge Taiwan to meet Indonesia's demands

Posted by jaypee 116 days ago Taiwan
http://focustaiwan.tw —

Taipei, March 12 (CNA) A group of activists and migrant workers protested in Taipei on Thursday, urging the government to meet Indonesian demands for better treatment of its workers in Taiwan.

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Activists claim migrant workers denied basic rights

Posted by jaypee 114 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Some 200,000 migrant workers employed as domestic helpers in Taiwan have been denied basic labor rights, receiving low pay for exceptionally long work hours, activists have claimed.

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Taiwan tops Vietnam labor export markets: report

Posted by jaypee 113 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

TAIPEI--Taiwan was Vietnam's largest labor export market in the first two months of this year, recruiting 10,906 Vietnamese workers during the period, according to the latest official data from Hanoi.

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Labor ministry to diversify workforce

Posted by jaypee 106 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan is seeking to diversify its supply of migrant workers, especially caregivers in the wake of an announcement from Indonesia that it intends to gradually stop allowing its citizens to take up positions in Taiwan and some Asian countries from 2017.

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