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Global Labour Rights face pertinent danger as Coronavirus pandemic looms further setback

Global Labour Rights face pertinent danger as Coronavirus pandemic looms further setback

The continued coronavirus pandemic has affected world in an unprecedented manner, affecting labour rights internationally. As various nations deny workers the freedom to strike, protest, form a union and demand for their rights with better…

Labour rights
Changes to labour laws will lead to anarchy in India labour market

Changes to labour laws will lead to anarchy in India labour market

In India, the near-complete suspension of labour laws in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and the selective but crucial denials of labour rights in Madhya Pradesh(MP) will lead to anarchy in the labour market, NOGs warned during…

Embassies
10,000 illegal immigrants in Italy to be issued passports – Sri Lanka embassy

10,000 illegal immigrants in Italy to be issued passports – Sri Lanka embassy

The Sri Lankan Embassy to Rome is all set to issue regular passports for 10,000 Sri Lankan nationals who have illegally immigrated to Italy. This decision was taken after Italy granted amnesty to all the…

Migrant workers
COVID-19 continues to spread exponentially between migrant workers in Qatari labour camps

COVID-19 continues to spread exponentially between migrant workers in Qatari labour camps

Doha recorded 1,716 COVID-19 new cases and 4 new deaths. According to Worldometer, the total cases in Qatar from the beginning of the pandemic are 73,595, 66 the deaths, while 49,413 patients recovered. Qatar is…

Embassies
US sanctions $5.5 million aid to Nepal to tackle impacts of Covid crisis, says US embassy to Nepal

US sanctions $5.5 million aid to Nepal to tackle impacts of Covid crisis, says US embassy to Nepal

Through the USAID (United States Agency for International Development), U.S. government has sanctioned an additional relief fund of $5.5 million to Nepal. The fund is aimed at mitigating the secondary impacts in Nepal due to…

Labour rights
UN agencies call to end stigma and discrimination against migrant workers and their children during COVID-19

UN agencies call to end stigma and discrimination against migrant workers and their children during COVID-19

ILO, IOM, UNICEF, UNODC and UN Womenrepresented by Jeremy Douglas, Karin Hulshof, Nenette Motus, Mohammad Naciri and Tomoko Nishimotoreleased a joint op-ed, evidencing the COVID-19 effects on most vulnerable people as migrant workers. The new…

Migrant workers
Post criticism Singapore to build improved dormitories for Migrant workers

Post criticism Singapore to build improved dormitories for Migrant workers

Post a series of criticism and backlash by Human Rights advocates and Migrant activists over living conditions of foreign workers in cramped spaces, Singapore government has decided to build updated dormitories for the migrant workers.…

Work life balance
Working from Home – Rules for the Pandemic Edition

Working from Home – Rules for the Pandemic Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic has left more people working from home, trying to balance their work and home life. The employees are clueless on how to go about the targets and work expectations while trying to…

Labour rights
HRW report details extent of coronavirus outbreaks in Qatar central prison

HRW report details extent of coronavirus outbreaks in Qatar central prison

A new report from the Human Rights Watch (HRW) is providing the first snapshot of the extent of coronavirus outbreaks in Doha central jail, where hundreds of inmates and staff have tested positive to COVID-19.…

Human rights
Coronavirus spreads alarmingly in Qatar’s labor camps, 1600 new cases for day

Coronavirus spreads alarmingly in Qatar’s labor camps, 1600 new cases for day

Coronavirus spreads exponentially in Qatar’s labor camps, CBS reported on May 15. The Gulf country recorded 32604 COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths, 1632 new cases just in the last 24 hours. Most of them are…