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Indonesia postpones the new migrant workers’ policy as local governments need budget

Indonesia postpones the new migrant workers’ policy as local governments need budget

Migrant workers’ policy: According to the local CNA, the Indonesian authorities will now require employers of migrant workers and local governments in Indonesia to pay part of the workers’ employment charges starting on July 15…

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Indonesian Migrant Workers Fall Prey To Human Trafficking

Indonesian Migrant Workers Fall Prey To Human Trafficking

Indonesian migrant workers have been falling prey to human trafficking rackets in the Middle Eastern countries. Amidst the fight against Covid-19, the According to the lady diplomat in the Indonesian government, Retno Marsudi “In November,…

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How Saving Systems Can Help Migrants In Indonesia

How Saving Systems Can Help Migrants In Indonesia

Saving has never crossed the minds of migrant workers. But Indonesian migrant workers are learning a thing or two about using bank services and why it is important to have your own savings. Most of…

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Taiwan employers must pay migrant workers quarantine fees

Taiwan employers must pay migrant workers quarantine fees

The Labor Ministry of Taiwan announced on Wednesday that foreign workers should notify the authorities if their owners or employment agencies require them home quarantine charges. Violators will face a severe penalty. Stockbrokers will additionally…

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Indonesian President signs controversial jobs bill: Report

Indonesian President signs controversial jobs bill: Report

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed the new controversial omnibus law, as per a CNN Indonesia report. The 1,187-page latest version of the Bill was uploaded by the Indonesian government on the official website of…

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Indonesia’s Job Bill has put its labour rights at major risk

Indonesia’s Job Bill has put its labour rights at major risk

Indonesian government has approved the new controversial ‘Omnibus Bill on Job Creation’, which according to experts is a step backwards in relation to country’s labour rights and environment. The bill was approved despite strong opposition…

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Cambodian Labour Law Amendments To Hurt Workers

Cambodian Labour Law Amendments To Hurt Workers

A labour law drafted last month by the Cambodian government may hurt workers after all. According to confirmed reports, there is a move to do away with some employee bonuses and holiday entitlements. This move,…

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Jakarta finally lift ban, allows workers to take up jobs in MENA region

Jakarta finally lift ban, allows workers to take up jobs in MENA region

Indonesia has lifted the four month ban on its workers due to coronavirus pandemic and is now permitting to send its over 90,000 migrant workers to various overseas countries, including ones in MENA (Middle East…

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Malaysia needs to address its labour rights issues, say Labour rights experts

Malaysia needs to address its labour rights issues, say Labour rights experts

Following Malaysian government decision to cease the recruitment of foreign workers, the labour rights activists and advocates are urging the government now to address the labour rights issues in the country. Due to the high…

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Indonesian Embassy assists in repatriation of migrant workers from Brunei

Indonesian Embassy assists in repatriation of migrant workers from Brunei

98 Indonesian migrant workers returned to their home country from Brunei Darussalam with the efforts of the Indonesian Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan earlier in May. The Indonesian Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, Dr Sujatmiko led…

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