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    Lebanon: The Port Explosion Has Worsened the hardships of Migrant Domestic Workers

    Lebanon: The Port Explosion Has Worsened the hardships of Migrant Domestic Workers

    Already struck by the economic crisis, Lebanon’s situation has turned sourer following the blast at Beirut port, Which has led to homelessness and joblessness of domestic migrant workers abandoned by their employers, the Human Rights…

    Migrant workers
    Singapore battles reemergence of covid-19 cases in migrant workers dorms

    Singapore battles reemergence of covid-19 cases in migrant workers dorms

    There were 63 new Covid-19 cases reported recently in Singapore, taking the total number of cases to 57,229. The nation is battling a reemergence of Covid-19 cases in migrant workers staying in dormitories that had…

    Labour rights
    Campaigners demand full pay for UK’s low wages workers while they are self-isolating in pandemic

    Campaigners demand full pay for UK’s low wages workers while they are self-isolating in pandemic

    The campaigners demand full pay for the UK’s low wages laborers while they are on self-quarantine so they can bear to comply with attempts to protect public health. The Campaigners group includes the Fire Brigades…

    Migrant workers
    New COVID-19 clusters surface in Singapore’s crowded migrant dormitories

    New COVID-19 clusters surface in Singapore’s crowded migrant dormitories

    While the city-state had relaxed lockdown rules for much of the population, low paid migrant workers have largely been confined to their cramped accommodations. Nearly 95% of the more than 57,000 coronavirus cases in Singapore…

    Labour rights
    COVID-19 risks pushing garment workers into modern slavery

    COVID-19 risks pushing garment workers into modern slavery

    Much of the hard-won rights of garment workers in Asia are being squandered away due to the economic effects of the coronavirus. The latest Modern Slavery Index released by risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft has…

    Embassies
    EU dismisses Britain’s proposal for the post-Brexit return of migrants

    EU dismisses Britain’s proposal for the post-Brexit return of migrants

    On Thursday, the EU has dismissed Britain’s proposal for a post-Brexit migration deal that would permit asylum seekers to return to European nations, The Guardian reported. According to The Guardian, When the Brexit transition time will end on 31…

    Embassies
    Indian Embassy announces Vande Bharat Mission ‘phase 5’ to evacuate stranded Indian Nationals

    Indian Embassy announces Vande Bharat Mission ‘phase 5’ to evacuate stranded Indian Nationals

    The Government of India’s ”Vande Bharat” mission aiming at evacuating Indian nationals stranded abroad as attributable to restrictions on air travel, has begun on August 1. More flights will be conducted from many nations to…

    Work life balance
    Moms are finding it tough to manage work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis

    Moms are finding it tough to manage work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis

    In the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, the new norm is working from home for parents and attending online classes for children. While facing these unprecedented times, everyone is feeling stress in some form or the other.…

    Labour rights
    International retail industries fail to protect garment workers’ rights in Asia

    International retail industries fail to protect garment workers’ rights in Asia

    In Asia, millions of garment workers have lost their jobs since coronavirus lockdowns hit the global retail industry. Big brands like Primark, Zara, and H&M are failing to protect their garment workers’ rights, says the…

    Embassies
    Bahrain to allow hiring of foreign workers as they prepare to reopen economy

    Bahrain to allow hiring of foreign workers as they prepare to reopen economy

    Bahrain’s economy will resume after four months of suspension due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions. Bahrain will permit private companies to start recruiting foreign workers, the state news agency detailed on Wednesday. The Labor Market Regulatory…