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Nepal Government finally begins issuing labor licenses to migrant workers

Nepal Government finally begins issuing labor licenses to migrant workers

Since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic in Jan, many migrant workers that were left with no job and no savings abroad decided to return to Nepal. Following three months of break and lockdown measures,…

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Canada: COVID-19 exposes prolonging health and income concerns among migrant workers

Canada: COVID-19 exposes prolonging health and income concerns among migrant workers

While Canada’s migrant workers have been facing difficulties amid unsafe living and working conditions for decades, the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified their crisis this year. Thousands of migrant agricultural workers come to Canada in search…

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Ontario farmer plea to the Fed government to help improve migrant agri-workers situation amid a pandemic

Ontario farmer plea to the Fed government to help improve migrant agri-workers situation amid a pandemic

In June, a developing number of migrant farmworkers in Ontario are trying positive for COVID-19, transforming agrarian working environments into problem areas for flare-ups in a region that keeps on observing several new cases a…

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Pandemic exposed Poland’s dependency on Ukrainian Migrant Labour

Pandemic exposed Poland’s dependency on Ukrainian Migrant Labour

As the coronavirus hit Poland, the government imposed strict lockdown in mid-March to curtail the spread and made arrangements for the repatriation of the Ukrainian migrant workers. Poland, which houses the largest migrant workers’ population…

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Labour Laws Overlook Will Not Help Malaysia Anymore

Labour Laws Overlook Will Not Help Malaysia Anymore

Malaysia has now decided to put a stop on their foreign intake of workers. But labour rights advocates are still pushing the Malaysian government to rethink and redo their labour rights. According to an official…

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Ethiopian workers abandoned by employers in crisis-hit Lebanon

Ethiopian workers abandoned by employers in crisis-hit Lebanon

Lebanon’s economic crisis has resulted in thousands of migrant workers in the country struggling for survival. Several Lebanese employers have stopped salaries to these migrant domestic workers employed as cleaners and caretakers of children in…

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Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

Lebanon’s economic crisis worsened the plight of thousands of migrant workers, who were throwing out by their employers and had been struggling to secure repatriation flights to go back home. As Lebanese pound plunged to…

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Coronavirus outbreak in Michigan linked to migrant workers in farms

Coronavirus outbreak in Michigan linked to migrant workers in farms

Past few weeks have seen a surge in positive coronavirus cases being detected in Michigan. The data indicates this rise to be linked to higher cases being detected among migrant workers employed in the farms…

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EU has another go at resolving Greece-Turkey migration crisis

EU has another go at resolving Greece-Turkey migration crisis

On Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks with the Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell at the Maximos Mansion in Athens to initiate Rome-Ankara conflict resolution over the ongoing migration crisis.…