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    Singapore Neglects Migrant Workers In Covid-19 Times

    Singapore Neglects Migrant Workers In Covid-19 Times

    Thousands of low paid migrant workers in Singapore are now reportedly suffering from mental health issues.  Most of them have been confined to dormitories with low levels of sanitization and airing facilities. There has been…

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    What does President Trump’s suspension of H-1B visa mean and how will it impact Indians?

    What does President Trump’s suspension of H-1B visa mean and how will it impact Indians?

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump’s announcement in July, to suspend H-1B visas, which came as a shock for Indian IT experts, alongside other foreign visas for the rest of 2020.  President Donald Trump called…

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    The Joint Committee of Trade Unions opposes the labor law amendment, calls it ‘regressive’

    The Joint Committee of Trade Unions opposes the labor law amendment, calls it ‘regressive’

    On Friday, In a unilateral move, the Joint Committee of Trade Unions (JCTU) submitted a memorandum to the Labor department against the “regressive, anti-worker Labor Law amendment, the Deccan Herald reported. The general secretary of All India…

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    Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

    Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

    Coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented socio-economic impact around the globe and hundreds-of-thousands of migrant workers are at the receiving end of the crisis. From Asia to Africa, migrants working overseas, particularly in developing countries,…

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    Constant Gaps Delay Grain Distribution To Indian Migrant Population

    Constant Gaps Delay Grain Distribution To Indian Migrant Population

    It is an ironical situation for India that does not seem to have records in place to know the actual number of its migrant workers. While the Centre is trying hard to provide ration and…

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    New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

    New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

    On Monday, the White House announced new restrictions on some types of work visas to protect U.S. workers suffering from job losses resulting from the pandemic of COVID-19. President Donald Trump confirmed that he’s extending…

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    India aims to provide affordable housing to its migrant workers: Report

    India aims to provide affordable housing to its migrant workers: Report

    The Modi government is working on providing affordable rental housing complexes to migrant workers, labourers, daily-wage workers in the unorganized sectors in the urban sector. According to a report published in the Indian news platform,…

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    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…

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    Indian migrant workers in Qatar reach out to Indian embassy for aid against exploitation

    Indian migrant workers in Qatar reach out to Indian embassy for aid against exploitation

    Indian migrant workers in Qatar reached out to Indian embassy for help after being stranded in the country with no job, no medical assistance and no hygiene. Thousands of the workers who are living in…

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    Indian migrant workers stranded in Nepal as West Bengal bars them from entering

    Indian migrant workers stranded in Nepal as West Bengal bars them from entering

    Hundreds of Indian migrant workers have been stranded on India-Nepal border, in the wait to go home, but West Bengal government has shut its door on them. WB Chief Minister, Mamta Banerjee, who criticised the…