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Mexican consulates along with US Labor Department back up migrants to file complaints against employers

Mexican consulates along with US Labor Department back up migrants to file complaints against employers

The US Labor Department has been encouraging and helping out migrant workers from Mexico to file complain against their employers, who did not give them their full wage or extra pay for the overtime they…

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Foreign farm workers in Canada mistreated during pandemic

Foreign farm workers in Canada mistreated during pandemic

The outbreak of coronavirus among guest workers in Canadian farms has put a spotlight on their mistreatment at the hands of employers. For several decades now, foreign workers have been the mainstay of the Canadian…

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EU dismisses Britain’s proposal for the post-Brexit return of migrants

EU dismisses Britain’s proposal for the post-Brexit return of migrants

On Thursday, the EU has dismissed Britain’s proposal for a post-Brexit migration deal that would permit asylum seekers to return to European nations, The Guardian reported. According to The Guardian, When the Brexit transition time will end on 31…

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Key to successful Work-life balance lies in setting controlled boundaries

Key to successful Work-life balance lies in setting controlled boundaries

As the world is grappling with Covid-19 pandemic and workplaces have been shuttered down with work from home being instructed for all employees, the biggest challenge that has hurdled the people is blurred boundaries between…

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Moms are finding it tough to manage work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis

Moms are finding it tough to manage work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis

In the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, the new norm is working from home for parents and attending online classes for children. While facing these unprecedented times, everyone is feeling stress in some form or the other.…

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Roma disproportionately affected by the pandemic measures

Roma disproportionately affected by the pandemic measures

Europe’s Roma population has been “left behind” due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to human rights observers. A catchall term, the Roma are the largest ethnic minority in Europe who have been subjected to discrimination…

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International retail industries fail to protect garment workers’ rights in Asia

International retail industries fail to protect garment workers’ rights in Asia

In Asia, millions of garment workers have lost their jobs since coronavirus lockdowns hit the global retail industry. Big brands like Primark, Zara, and H&M are failing to protect their garment workers’ rights, says the…

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Bahrain to allow hiring of foreign workers as they prepare to reopen economy

Bahrain to allow hiring of foreign workers as they prepare to reopen economy

Bahrain’s economy will resume after four months of suspension due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions. Bahrain will permit private companies to start recruiting foreign workers, the state news agency detailed on Wednesday. The Labor Market Regulatory…

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International Labor Organization’s convention on child labor receives universal approval

International Labor Organization’s convention on child labor receives universal approval

On Tuesday, The International Labor Organization (ILO) expressed that this is the first time in history; all the 187 member states have endorsed a global convention. However, the execution of the agreement on the most…

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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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