The Star | 20 December 2019 KUALA LUMPUR: There are only 453 licensed private employment agencies in the country, says the Labour Department. Prior to 2017, 1,000 licences were issued to such agencies but after amendments were made to the Private Employme
Aljazeera | 20 December 2019 Blue-collar migrant workers continue adding to the labour force of the oil-rich Gulf, skewing long-standing efforts by its leaders to increase the percentage of its own citizens in the workforce, data of the UN’s Interna
Reuters | 19 December 2019 KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Under pressure to crack down on labor abuses, Malaysia is moving to eliminate middlemen who charge millions of foreign workers exorbitant recruitment fees, leaving them saddled w
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A Report on the Recruitment Practices & Problems Experienced by Filipino Domestic Workers in Hong Kong, October 2013 Lead Researcher: Rex Varona / Editor: Jose Juan V. Tordilla Publishers: Alliance for Progressive Labor; Labor Education & Research
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2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment
The 4th Global Media Competition on Labour Migration focuses on labour migration and the fair recruitment of migrant workers. The 2018 media competition will be contributing to the UN TOGETHER campaign (https://together.un.org/) which has the purpose of encouraging global action in promoting non-discrimination and addressing the problem of rising xenophobia against refugees and migrants.