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
Antara News | 15 December 2018 Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesia Economic and Trade Office (IETO) in Taipei signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Jakarta on the recruitment, placement, and pro
Fay Faraday, Metcalfe Foundation, April 2014 Over the past decade, Canadian employers have increasingly demanded access to a “flexible” workforce of transnational migrant workers. Canadian laws and policies have responded, speeding the flow of workers
Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO (2012) Executive Summary An array of skilled worker visas, including the H-1B, L, and J, is available to employers seeking guest workers. In FY2010 alone, over 350,000 guest worker visas, as well as OPT, were
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.