Migrant Workers

OFWs need better social protection

Published by rudy Date posted on December 27, 2021

by Louise Maureen Simeon – The Philippine Star, 27 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The government needs to step up its efforts in including more Filipino migrant workers in social protection schemes after the pandemic highlighted the unpreparedness of many overseas workers for a resilient livelihood.

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‘Demand for migrant labor tripled in past decade’

Published by rudy Date posted on December 20, 2021

by Pia Lee-Brago – The Philippine Star, 20 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — As exemplified by the many roles of migrants considered “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new International Organization for Migration (IOM) report highlighted an increase in demand for their labor.

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Migrant workers in S’pore better poised to seek help with launch of new coalition

Published by rudy Date posted on July 11, 2021

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‘Vaccinating Southeast Asia’s migrant workers isn’t just right, it’s common sense’

Published by rudy Date posted on June 1, 2021

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Migration data in Southern Asia

Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2021

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More rules for illegal migrant amnesty

Published by rudy Date posted on January 5, 2021

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Malaysia’s 1.7 million foreign workers to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening

Published by rudy Date posted on November 26, 2020

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Where highly educated migrants come from

Published by rudy Date posted on November 24, 2020

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Saudi Arabia to ease restrictions on foreign workers

Published by rudy Date posted on November 5, 2020

(Agence France-Presse), 5 Nov 2020 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it will ease key restrictions on millions of foreign workers, as part of plans to reform its long-criticized labor policy.

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Neglect of migrant workers could hurt Malaysia’s economic recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on November 4, 2020

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Les nouveaux Misérables: the lives of Filipina workers in the playground of the rich

Published by rudy Date posted on October 12, 2020

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Qatar abolishes Kafala system

Published by rudy Date posted on September 25, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 25 Sep 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino workers displaced by the coronavirus pandemic in Qatar can now easily look for new employment, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported on Wednesday.

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COVID-19: Spike in allegations of labour abuse against migrant workers in the Gulf

Published by rudy Date posted on September 23, 2020

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Commentary: Worst time ever to be an overseas Filipino worker

Published by rudy Date posted on September 13, 2020

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Guidelines for Labour Recruiters on Ethical Recruitment, Decent Work and Access to Remedy for Migrant Domestic Workers

Published by rudy Date posted on September 4, 2020

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Dismantling the kafala system and introducing a minimum wage mark new era for Qatar labour market

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2020

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A new dawn for migrant workers in Qatar

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2020

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OWWA allots P400 million for OFWs’ children displaced by COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on August 28, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 28 Aug 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic are getting financial aid from the government to pay part of the tuition of their children.

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Qatar: Little progress on protecting migrant workers

Published by rudy Date posted on August 24, 2020

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Why migrants are good for the global economy

Published by rudy Date posted on August 11, 2020

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Part 2 | Cycle of debt: How migration business abets abuse of Pinoy teachers in US

Published by rudy Date posted on July 31, 2020

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COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2020

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‘My world stopped spinning’ – life on hold for millions of Philippine migrant workers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 23, 2020

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COVID-19 and Filipino migrant workers: Issues and Policies

Published by rudy Date posted on July 21, 2020

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Differently-abled migrant women workers grapple with the pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on July 21, 2020

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Developing world loses billions in money from migrant workers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2020

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Labour Migration: Covid-19 has squeezed migrants’ remittances to their families

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2020

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ILO warns of COVID-19 migrant ‘crisis within a crisis’

Published by rudy Date posted on June 24, 2020

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Commentary: Pandemic brings hard lessons to Philippine migrant health policy

Published by rudy Date posted on June 7, 2020

by Jeremiah Opiniano (Philstar.com), 7 Jun 2020 A supposedly festive Migrant Workers’ Day for 2020 cannot be any more subdued and cruel than this: A pandemic is threatening the lives of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

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Virus shock seen to throw 500K migrant workers out of jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2020

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