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Temporary Housing For Asylum Seekers In Greece Made Possible

Temporary Housing For Asylum Seekers In Greece Made Possible

A housing society funded by the Ministry of Migration and Asylum in Greece, has become the hope for Syrian refugees left to fend for themselves. In recent years, the island of Lesbos has become a…

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China shrugs off UN’s claims of “forced labor” of Uyghurs

China shrugs off UN’s claims of “forced labor” of Uyghurs

BEIJING: China shrugged off, on Tuesday, United Nation’s (UN) concerns over the alleged forced labor and detention of Uyghurs in the northwest Xinjiang region of the country. Recently, UN Working Group on Business and Human…

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Elon Musk & Tesla repeatedly violate US labor laws, including 2018 anti-union tweet by the CEO

Elon Musk & Tesla repeatedly violate US labor laws, including 2018 anti-union tweet by the CEO

 Elon Musk’s Tesla has repeatedly violated labor laws of the United States of America, ruled The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Thursday. The violations span across past few years, ranging from Tesla firing a…

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Labor rights: What are the global indicators of forced labor – a key guide

Labor rights: What are the global indicators of forced labor – a key guide

The pandemic has brought forward problems around labor and labor rights across the world. This has prompted heightened and mandatory use of human rights law. On a positive note even the stakeholders and investors are…

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Women urged to return to labor market

Women urged to return to labor market

Two advisers of President Joe Biden’s administration urged women to get back to the labor market as sooner as possible, local media reported on Thursday. Heather Boushey, the Council of Economic Advisers member, said that…

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Sustained abuse of workers onboard: Tuna brands slammed for lack of action

Sustained abuse of workers onboard: Tuna brands slammed for lack of action

 Labor abuses claims aboard the fishing vessels in the tuna fishing industry has led to fingers pointing to the Tuna brands. Report highlighting ‘sustained abuse of workers on board vessels’ was released by the United…

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Saudi Arabia: Two rights groups officially collaborated to protect workers rights

Saudi Arabia: Two rights groups officially collaborated to protect workers rights

On Monday, two rights groups: Human Rights Commission and the Saudi National Workers Committees signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together towards promoting and protecting workers’ rights in the country. The two rights…

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Katherine Tai, new US trade representative commits to promote equal growth and benefits for all America workers

Katherine Tai, new US trade representative commits to promote equal growth and benefits for all America workers

For the first time the US administration appointed a woman of colour as the country’s Trade Representative. Katherine Tai, the new US Trade ‘czar’, took over the office on Friday after taking oath on Thursday,…

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Colorado Democrats push forward farm workers bill advocating minimum wage and basic rights

Colorado Democrats push forward farm workers bill advocating minimum wage and basic rights

On Wednesday, three of Colorado’s Democratic lawmakers tabled the farm workers’ bill, arguing introduction of minimum wages and overtime rights for farm workers. Currently Colorado’s minimum wage is around $12.32 per hour. Wednesday’s voting (4-3…

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Saudi Arabia abolishes kafala system, introduces e-portal for migrants for easy job change

Saudi Arabia abolishes kafala system, introduces e-portal for migrants for easy job change

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia took a progressive step towards the country’s foreign workers as it formally abolished the exploitative kafala system. The age-old kafala system was adopted by the Saudi regime about 70 years ago.…

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