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COVID-19: UP government issues directions for screening of migrant workers; home quarantine for those with symptoms

The New Indian Express, India, 15 April 2021 - The Uttar Pradesh government has issued directions regarding the quarantine of migrant workers returning to the state amid the surge in COVID-19 cases.

Posted by Site Admin at Apr 21, 2021 03:33 PM |
Jail, caning for migrant worker who molested student, teaching staff at secluded area in One-North

Today, Singapore, 15 April 2021 - A 32-year-old migrant worker, who molested a teenager and a teaching support staff member at a secluded part of research and business park One-North in January, was sentenced to 20 months in jail and three strokes of the cane on Wednesday (April 14). 

Posted by Site Admin at Apr 21, 2021 03:30 PM |
Migrant workers now getting key documents in native language: MOL

Focus Taiwan, Taiwan, 15 April 2021 - The two main documents issued by the Taiwan government to migrant workers, detailing their labor rights and terms of employment, are now being provided in their native language, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) said Thursday.

Posted by Site Admin at Apr 21, 2021 03:27 PM |
[ANALYSIS] The virtual migration of call center agents

Rappler, Philippines, 15 April 2021 - 'Agents’ distancing from Filipino life and the manufacturing of their proximity toward America creates an experience of displacement not unlike those migrant workers go through, all without physically leaving the Philippines'

Posted by Site Admin at Apr 21, 2021 03:25 PM |
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IOM Lao People's Democratic Republic COVID-19 Situation Report #9 (Jan 2021)

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more than 105 million confirmed cases and over 2.3 million deaths around the globe since 16 January 2020. The outbreak has caused unprecedented impacts on human mobility, leaving migrants and mobile populations among the most vulnerable.

Posted by Site Admin at Feb 16, 2021 12:00 AM |
Guideline On Dispute Resolution for Migrant Worker Grievances

The purpose of the Dispute Resolution Guidelines for Resolving Migrant Worker Grievances is to set out the process for resolving migrant worker grievances as defined in Prakas No. 249. The Guidelines include key definitions and implementation principles and clarify what needs to occur at each step of the process and issues that should be considered throughout. Most importantly, the Guidelines clarify the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders, including the PDOLVT and MOLVT, the complainant, MRCs or other service providers, and the respondent or Private Recruitment Agency (PRA). The Dispute Resolution Guidelines for Resolving Migrant Worker Grievances is a practical reference for labour officials, service providers and other stakeholders to use when supporting Cambodian migrant workers through the dispute resolution process.

Posted by Site Admin at Jan 01, 2021 12:00 AM |
Guideline on Dispute Resolution of Migrant Worker Grievances

The Guideline is a reference for labour officials, Migrant Worker Resource Centre (MRC) staff, service providers, and stakeholders to use to support migrant workers through the dispute resolution process. This document summarises key points in the Dispute Resolution process and provides information for potential complainants.

Posted by Site Admin at Dec 31, 2020 12:00 AM |
From crisis to opportunity for sustainable peace: A joint perspective on responding to the health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

This joint paper by the ILO, the WHO, Interpeace and the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) of the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs examines key policy and programmatic considerations for international health and employment interventions responding to COVID-19 in conflict-affected countries. It outlines a range of important peacebuilding considerations and highlights significant contributions the WHO and the ILO are making to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic.

Posted by Site Admin at Dec 17, 2020 12:00 AM |
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