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WR News Writer

WR News Writer is an engineer turned professionally trained writer who has a strong voice in her writing. She speaks on issues of migrant workers, human rights, and more.

Barefoot migrants pushed by Belarus across Lithuanian border, says minister

Barefoot migrants pushed by Belarus across Lithuanian border, says minister

Lithuania: Belarus is pushing migrants across the Lithuanian border barefoot in a bid to exert pressure on the country, Lithuania's government said on Wednesday. Interior Minister Agne Bilotaitė told reporters that nine people had been

FIFA World Cup opens without addressing migrant problems

FIFA World Cup opens without addressing migrant problems

Qatar: The FIFA 2022 World cup opened amid controversy and accusations about migrant workers. The management has not offered any remedy to the migrant workers. The Human Rights Watch said that Qatar and FIFA have

Iran intensifies crackdown in Kurdish area; rights group says four killed

Iran intensifies crackdown in Kurdish area; rights group says four killed

Iran(Reuters): Iran's clerical rulers have stepped up suppression of persistent anti-government protests in the country's Kurdish region, deploying troops and killing at least four demonstrators on Sunday, social media posts and rights groups said. Nationwide

10 Most Dangerous Countries For Workers in the world

10 Most Dangerous Countries For Workers in the world

When it comes to occupational safety rules, certain nations continue to lag behind. Most firms around the world are required to provide a safe and secure working environment for their employees, but legislation in some

Why teachers are on strike

Why teachers are on strike

US - In Columbus, Ohio, teachers are on strike to keep the air conditioners running. In Philadelphia, it's mostly bus drivers and other workers who want higher pay and better skills. These are local stories

Top 10 poorest cities in Pennsylvania 2022

Top 10 poorest cities in Pennsylvania 2022

Pennsylvania - The state of Pennsylvania conjures up memories of Harrisburg, picturesque scenery, and some of the most wonderful people you'll ever meet. However, Pennsylvania has some areas that are struggling, just like every state.

Union demands default membership for skilled migrants

Union demands default membership for skilled migrants

Australia - A bold proposal from a prominent union movement figure that has the support of a former top Immigration Department official would require skilled migrants to be automatically union members as part of their

Migrant workers’ rights cannot be ignored: Indian SC

Migrant workers’ rights cannot be ignored: Indian SC

India - The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that migrant workers are extremely important to the development of the country and that their rights cannot be overlooked at any time. The court also asked the

Lengthy visa process put migrant workers ‘in limbo’

Lengthy visa process put migrant workers ‘in limbo’

Australia - Skilled migrant workers who applied for an 887 visa felt "exploited" after enduring the agonizing wait for the outcome of their visa application. The 887 visa allows applicants to "work and study anywhere

Employer convicted of abusing migrant workers fined six figures

Employer convicted of abusing migrant workers fined six figures

Following the instance of a Brisbane sushi restaurant that was found guilty of underpaying employees and fabricating records, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) cautioned companies to cease exploiting their workers, according to a media release.

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