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COVID-19 calls for shift in operational and leadership approach

COVID-19 calls for shift in operational and leadership approach

COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people work these days as many are struggling to maintain a balance between their professional and personal lives while working remotely from their homes. Noticeably, the unprecedented work-from-home culture…

Migrant workers
Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

Coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented socio-economic impact around the globe and hundreds-of-thousands of migrant workers are at the receiving end of the crisis. From Asia to Africa, migrants working overseas, particularly in developing countries,…

Migrant workers
Nepali women migrant workers at higher risk of exploitation amid pandemic

Nepali women migrant workers at higher risk of exploitation amid pandemic

Novel Coronavirus has led to an unprecedented socio-economic impact across the world, with migrant workers in several countries facing the most brunt of the pandemic. Business shutdowns and border closures implemented by world governments to…

Migrant workers
Canada: COVID-19 exposes prolonging health and income concerns among migrant workers

Canada: COVID-19 exposes prolonging health and income concerns among migrant workers

While Canada’s migrant workers have been facing difficulties amid unsafe living and working conditions for decades, the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified their crisis this year. Thousands of migrant agricultural workers come to Canada in search…

Migrant workers
Ethiopian workers abandoned by employers in crisis-hit Lebanon

Ethiopian workers abandoned by employers in crisis-hit Lebanon

Lebanon’s economic crisis has resulted in thousands of migrant workers in the country struggling for survival. Several Lebanese employers have stopped salaries to these migrant domestic workers employed as cleaners and caretakers of children in…

Work life balance
How to strike work-life balance in the ‘New Normal’

How to strike work-life balance in the ‘New Normal’

With offices moving to homes in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, work-life balance is witnessing unprecedented shifts in personal and professional lives in all sectors of society. These shifts are taking impacting the health…

Migrant workers
Pakistan raises migrant workers’ overdue salaries with Qatar’s Labor Ministry

Pakistan raises migrant workers’ overdue salaries with Qatar’s Labor Ministry

Pakistan has taken cognizance of the human rights abuse of Pakistani migrant workers who were employed in Qatar to build the FIFA World Cup stadiums and called on the administration of the Gulf state to…

Migrant workers
India aims to provide affordable housing to its migrant workers: Report

India aims to provide affordable housing to its migrant workers: Report

The Modi government is working on providing affordable rental housing complexes to migrant workers, labourers, daily-wage workers in the unorganized sectors in the urban sector. According to a report published in the Indian news platform,…

Work life balance
Teamwork crucial to sustaining work-life equilibrium

Teamwork crucial to sustaining work-life equilibrium

The Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the state of equilibrium between people’s professional and personal life, in other words, work-life balance, across all sectors. However, it is never too late to ensure stability between work and…

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Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Amid the rising cases of Coronavirus infection, the worries of migrant workers are also increasing with each passing day. Recently, the Nepali Embassy in the United Kingdom rescued a migrant worker who was forcibly thrown…

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