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Malaysia faces condemnation over mistreatment of migrant workers amid rising Covid scenario

Malaysia faces condemnation over mistreatment of migrant workers amid rising Covid scenario

Of late Malaysia has faced a huge surge in the covid infection cases, mainly attributed to the migrant workers and their congested living in dormitories. In November, the South-Asian country counted a record 2,188 COVID-19…

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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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The effects of COVID-19 on migrant workers

The effects of COVID-19 on migrant workers

The Coronavirus is still negatively affecting societies and markets worldwide. In particular, the economic and health-related barriers mostly concern foreign workers overseas. Because of travel limitations, migrant workers in foreign countries are often losing their…

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Hundreds of farm workers from Trinidad and Tobago “trapped” in Canada

Hundreds of farm workers from Trinidad and Tobago “trapped” in Canada

Hundreds of migrant workers from Trinidad and Tobago are stuck in Haldimand and Norfolk, in Canada, and can’t go back home because of the coronavirus health emergency, CBC reported today quoting the area’s medical officer…

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NZ: Ardern subtly avoids migration crisis, country denies entry to migrants on pretext of Covid

NZ: Ardern subtly avoids migration crisis, country denies entry to migrants on pretext of Covid

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who recently sworn in for her second term in the office, has been facing fresh migration crisis. Many of the country’s migrants including temporary visas holders and residents, have…

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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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Qatar: Companies fail to pay “hundreds of millions of dollars” in salaries to migrant workers

Qatar: Companies fail to pay “hundreds of millions of dollars” in salaries to migrant workers

According to a new research conducted by the human rights group Equidem, many of Qatari companies failed to pay salaries to its workers since the coronavirus outbreak, summing the total outstanding amount close to “hundreds…

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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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Qatar Continues To Flaunt Human Rights Of Migrant Workers

Qatar Continues To Flaunt Human Rights Of Migrant Workers

Atrocities against migrant workers remains the worst in Qatar as fresh news has come in that an Indian worker was shot in the face when he asked for leave from his Qatari employer. While Saudi…

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Doha must not drop the ball on workers’ rights, Amnesty warns

Doha must not drop the ball on workers’ rights, Amnesty warns

Hundreds of migrant workers employed in the construction of a stadium for the World Cup strived for up to seven months without pay. Numerous domestic workers continue to work around 16 hours a day, with…

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