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Three questioned after NIA raids

Taipei Times | 30 January 2019 ILLEGAL BROKERS:Prosecutors said that 30 Taiwanese who had hired migrant caretakers through the trio’s Web sites would be questioned and could face charges Three people were yesterday detained for questioning in New Taipei


2 big-name firms banned from hiring foreign tech trainees

The Asahi Shinbum | 26 January 2019 Two leading companies, Panasonic Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp., have had their plans for technical intern training programs revoked due to legal violations. The measure announced Jan. 25 by the Justice Ministry and

Action Research on Recruitment Trends


Protected or put in harm’s way?

Restrictions on women’s labour migration ranging from outright migration bans to prerequisites relating to age and marital status – are one way in which states attempt to address the risk of exploitation and abuse faced by women migrant workers. Thoug


No easy exit – Migration bans affecting women from Nepal

The ILO undertook this study with the Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women (GAATW). It explores whether Nepal’s age ban deterred younger women from migrating for domestic work and improved working conditions for women migrant domestic workers ov

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2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

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 ( which has the purpose of encouraging global action in promoting non-discrimination and addressing the problem of rising xenophobia against refugees and migrants.

Monitoring Global Trends in Labour Recruitment


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