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Extend protection of Act to domestic workers too

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago India
http://www.indianexpress.com —

Demanding the inclusion of domestic workers in protection of Women against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2010, passed by the Parliament in the Winter Session, activists from the Maharashtra Domestic Workers Read More

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Ministry drafting "drastic" changes to regulations to protect foreign labourers

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago Jordan
http://www.jordantimes.com —

AMMAN - The Ministry of Labour is drafting Read More

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Woman fined Dh850,000 for illegally employing 17

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://gulfnews.com —

Dubai: A woman was fined Dh850,000 for employing 17 women illegally, officials said.

The Filipina woman, who runs a party planning agency, was given a fine of Dh50,000 for each of the 17 workers she employed illegally.

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Asylum riots put heat on Labor

Posted by jaypee 736955 days ago Australia
http://www.theaustralian.com.au — Wayne Swan has refuses contemplate a shake-up of the immigration detention regime, despite claims the government lacks resolve.

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Immigration Raids In Kuala Belait

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago Brunei Darussalam
http://www.brudirect.com —

Kuala Belait - Immigration officers in Kuala Belait conducted an operation at a construction site in Pandan Lima, Kuala Belait last Friday.

Ninety foreign workers from Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Thailand were examined which resulted in three Bangladeshis and a Malaysian being issued a special pass for passport ve

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Immigration Dept doesn't recognise Kad Bakti

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago Malaysia
http://thestar.com.my —

FOREIGN workers holding a so-called loyalty card issued by a consultancy firm are not immune to raids by the authorities.

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DOLE chief: Brain gain program in the works

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanews.tv —

To respond to the brain drain from the exodus of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the government is planning a Read More

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Govt urged to raise wages

Posted by jacobo 736955 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — The government was urged yesterday to raise wages to reflect the real cost of living and throw a safety net to casual and migrant workers. Read More