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Peters: Kiwis edged out of jobs by foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago New Zealand
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New Zealand First leader Winston Peters thinks foreign workers are edging out Kiwis wanting to earn a decent living.




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Freeze recruitment of foreign workers for 2 years - MTUC

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) on Friday called on the government to freeze the recruitment of foreign workers for a period of two years to avoid dumping of foreign workers in the country.

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Lebanon Foreign Workers Vulnerable to Abuse

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Lebanon
http://america.aljazeera.com —

BEIRUT — At a meeting of domestic workers in the Wata El Msaytbeh neighborhood on a sleepy Sunday, 20 women from Asian and African countries gathered to do what seemed impossible just a few months ago: Create an action plan for a newly formed union to protect the rights of domestic workers.

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Korea: Supreme Court Affirms Right to Unionise for Undocumented Migrants

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Republic of Korea
http://www.ituc-csi.org —

The government refused to register the MTU and engaged in a targeted crackdown by arresting and deporting its leaders. The Court’s ruling that these workers are included in the scope of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Adjustment Act is a major victory against the staunchly anti-union government.

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Senate passes bill to protect offshore processing from high court challenge

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Australia
http://www.theguardian.com —

A bill aimed at closing a loophole that leaves Australia’s offshore processing system vulnerable to high court challenges has passed the Senate.

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Illegal aliens will be allowed to set up unions

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Republic of Korea
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr —

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court's ruling that recognized the legal status of illegal aliens as members of a trade union.

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Children may lose Australian citizenship under proposed legislation

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Australia
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Children whose parents have gone overseas to fight for a terrorist organisation may have their Australian citizenship revoked under changes introduced to parliament on Wednesday.

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New website helps people donate directly to human trafficking survivors| Reuters

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Burma
http://www.reuters.com —

A friend lured Tin Kyaw Aung from his home in Myanmar to work as a well-paid fisherman in Thailand, but the 28-year-old farmer ended up enslaved on a fishing boat in Indonesia.

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