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Work permit mandatory for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Ministry of Labor and Transport Management (MoLTM) has expressed serious concern over the increasing tendency of recruiting foreigners in different organizations without receiving work permit from the Department of Labor.

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Nepal's labor export up 34 percent

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The number of workers leaving for overseas destinations increased by 34 percent during the first four months of 2010/11, compared to the figures of same period of previous fiscal year.

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Over 2,000 Lankans repatriated from Saudi

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Sri Lanka
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The Sri Lankan Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia had facilitated the repatriation of more than 2,000 runaway employees up to July this year,a Foreign Ministry spokesperson told the Sunday Observer.

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WBS to benefit migrant workers in Saudi

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Sri Lanka
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Over 1.5 million Sri Lankan migrant workers employed in the Gulf Region and in non Gulf Region countries will benefit with the new high-tech Web Based Solution (WBS) in Saudi Arabia next month.

The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) in collaboration with the Saudi Arabian Government will install the WBS in Saudi Arabia where over 500,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers are currently

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Indonesia

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Saudi Arabia
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RIYADH: A source at the Indonesian Embassy said on Sunday no official action has been taken yet by Indonesian authorities regarding the proposal by the speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives to impose a moratorium on migrant workers to Saudi Arabia.

The suggestion was made following the latest reports of maid abuse.

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For Migrant Domestic Workers, the Gulf may be a golden cage

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia (TML) - An international human rights group has called on Arab countries to better protect their foreign domestic workers, following recurring reports of abuse suffered by Asian maids.

A Sri-Lankan housemaid working in Jordan told Human Rights Watch that her employer forced her to swallow nails, while another, employed in Kuwait, claimed her employer drove nails into her bod Read More

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Maximum validity for foreign workers to be extended to 12 years

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Taiwan
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The maximum length for the employment of foreign migrant workers will be extended to 12 years from the current period of nine years, said officials at the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) yesterday.

The Cabinet-level council held a coordination conference on employment contracts for migrant workers from abroad. Representatives of employers and labor organ

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Government sends team to review security of expelled Filipino workers in Afghanistan

Posted by jaypee 737112 days ago Philippines
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The government said Thursday it has sent an assessment mission to Afghanistan to review the security situation of the thousands of overseas Filipino workers, who were ordered to be expelled by the US government due to an existing labor deployment ban by Manila.

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