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Filipino workers, when a mother gives up a piece of her heart

Filipino workers, when a mother gives up a piece of her heart

The CNN published a new moving reportage entitled “When love is not enough” about millions of Filipinos working overseas to support their families back home. Eight mothers and children shared their stories of separation. Over…

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Odisha Migrant Workers Return to Cities in Search of Work After Facing Aftermaths of Coronavirus Lockdown

Odisha Migrant Workers Return to Cities in Search of Work After Facing Aftermaths of Coronavirus Lockdown

The Covid-19 lockdown in India brought about many things to light; one of them was the plight of migrant workers. They not only faced joblessness, no wages, loss of shelter, lack of food but also…

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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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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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Saudi Arabia announces new fines for companies violating workers rights amid pandemic

Saudi Arabia announces new fines for companies violating workers rights amid pandemic

New penalties are introduced and will be enforced on companies that breach a royal mandate to support Saudi laborers in the private sector that are hit by the aftermaths of the coronavirus pandemic, the Arab…

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ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

As per the latest International Labor Organization (ILO), around 55 million domestic workers are at risk of getting their income cut or lose their job due to the coronavirus lockdown. In the month of February,…

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Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak appears to be unleashing a wave of labor movements across several parts of the world. Amid a global health crisis, labor unions are organizing protests apprising public officials about their plight.…

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Amid mass layoffs & furloughs, countries seek to mitigate unemployment

Amid mass layoffs & furloughs, countries seek to mitigate unemployment

The Coronavirus pandemic outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs across various sectors. Millions of job losses across the world have been projected in the wake of economic fallout due to COVID-19. Thousands of citizens across…

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ILO warns of global unemployment amid pandemic, 5.3 million in best-case scenario

ILO warns of global unemployment amid pandemic, 5.3 million in best-case scenario

In a recent study conducted by the International Labor Organization, the organization warned the world of the economic and labor crisis which lie ahead as a result of the new corona virus pandemic. The deadly…

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