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Myanmar workers groups demand a stand-alone dedicated Ministry of Labour

Myanmar workers groups demand a stand-alone dedicated Ministry of Labour

Workers groups in Myanmar are calling on government to establish an independent Ministry of Labour that would be responsible for dealing with workers and their labour related issues. Furthermore, the labour groups and labour rights…

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Nepal embassies review applications of over 6,000 workers seeking to return home

Nepal embassies review applications of over 6,000 workers seeking to return home

The COVID-19 crisis has brought economic activities across several countries to a standstill, affecting the lives of millions of migrant workers worldwide. In the aftermath of pandemic-induced lockdown, thousands of Nepali migrants workers in major…

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ILO concerned over proposed changes to labour laws by Indian states

ILO concerned over proposed changes to labour laws by Indian states

Sweeping changes to labour laws proposed by governments of Indian states in Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh have sparked a huge debate about their rights and protection. Following objections from labour…

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