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Nigerian workers lose their job as UAE government denies their work permit

Nigerian workers lose their job as UAE government denies their work permit

United Arab Emirates(UAE) – Near to 500 Nigerian migrant workers have lost their job in UAE as their government denies work permits. Since July this year, Nigerian have been complaining that were especially being targeted…

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Europe wide sting operation identifies 269 cases of labor exploitation at agricultural lands, arrests made

Europe wide sting operation identifies 269 cases of labor exploitation at agricultural lands, arrests made

Europe – Last month, a Europe-wide sting operation was conducted by law enforcement authorities in an attempt to stem down widespread labor exploitation. On Tuesday, Europol, the European Union police agency announced that raids were…

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Hong Kong’s pro democracy alliance announces separation out of fear for its leadership

Hong Kong’s pro democracy alliance announces separation out of fear for its leadership

Hong Kong – Continuing to fight for democracy to prevail in Hong Kong, the various groups who came together to form an alliance against Chinese control have announced their separation. On Sunday, the labour union…

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Doctors Without Borders’ local staff allege racism, low wages

Doctors Without Borders’ local staff allege racism, low wages

Switzerland – An investigation that was conducted by the Insider in collaboration with nonprofit podcast and radio show “Reveal” has revealed a segregated payment system in the Doctors Without Borders, a world renown international relief…

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Tea workers in India are barely sustaining during the pandemic, second made matters worse

Tea workers in India are barely sustaining during the pandemic, second made matters worse

India – Tea workers in India are experiencing their worst nightmare as their only source of income has been snatched away from them. The coronavirus outbreak in the country last year saw most of them…

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Canadian Meat Production Workers Up-And-Arms Against Exploitative Working Conditions

Canadian Meat Production Workers Up-And-Arms Against Exploitative Working Conditions

Canada – Canada’s meatpacking workers are facing dangerous working conditions. There have been repeated strikes in recent months at Olymel and Exceldor slaughterhouses in Quebec. These strikes have shown the dissatisfaction amongst workers. There have…

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Asian Governments India, China and Singapore on providing basic insurance to Gig Economy

Asian Governments India, China and Singapore on providing basic insurance to Gig Economy

China – Keeping in mind the welfare and economic status of gig workers in Asian countries, China, India and Singapore. In July Chinese regulators ordered online platforms to ensure delivery riders earn above the minimum…

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Poor working conditions in Uganda during pandemic drive teachers away in pursuit of new jobs

Poor working conditions in Uganda during pandemic drive teachers away in pursuit of new jobs

Covid-19 pandemic brought worsened health and employment related challenges as it struck the world in early 2020. Schools in Uganda too couldn’t be spared from the pandemic whip. While students suffered by being unable to…

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California Legislature finally enacts the Garment Worker Protection Act

California Legislature finally enacts the Garment Worker Protection Act

California, USA – The way into finding a solid rebound for the USA’s garment sector is through good wages and stable work laws, and finally, the Garment Worker Protection Act passed by the California Legislature.…

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Why Apple Is Facing Chinese Forced Labor Backlash Over Imports?

Why Apple Is Facing Chinese Forced Labor Backlash Over Imports?

China – As China starts to force itself into a power crisis, Apple maybe on the receiving end. In a surprise move, Apple is being asked by human rights groups to recall its imports. Through…

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