Migrant Labor Pakistan

Study identifies major hurdles in way of justice for migrant workers

Ineffective complaint mechanisms coupled with missing coordination among grievance registration and redressing systems, and lack of awareness about their availability have been identified as major hurdles in access to justice for the migrant workers in a study. Conducted by the Punjab labour department with the support of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the study has […]

Migrant Labor Nepal Qatar

Qatar is reforming labour laws, but is Nepal?

Under sustained international criticism Qatar has reformed its controversial laws governing migrant workers. But for significant improvement in labour conditions there have to be changes in the way the Nepal government and recruiters treat their own workers. After Qatar’s king approved an amendment to the law last week, more than 400,000 Nepali migrant workers, mostly hired for construction of […]

Bangladesh Malaysia Migrant Labor

Firm with dubious records in charge

Malaysia appoints Synerflux to recruit workers from Bangladesh; rights groups say the decision will lead to monopoly Malaysia has appointed a private company to manage recruitment of Bangladeshi workers under the new G2G Plus system, despite rights groups’ fears that the appointment of a single company will lead to monopoly. The Malaysian company — Synerflux […]

Malaysia Migrant Labor Nepal Qatar

Nepali missions in labor destinations get more staff

Amid complaints that the existing human resource was way less to handle problems of the ever increasing number of Nepali migrant workers, the government has made a significant increase in the number of diplomatic staff in the Nepali embassies in various labor destination countries. The government has increased the number of embassy personnel in the […]