17 April 2015, The Straits Times Opinion Piece by Noorashikin Abdul Rahman, President, Transient Worker Count Too (TWC2), Singapore I WELCOME the perceptive and forceful comments made by manpower correspondent Toh Yong Chuan on the subject of migrant wor... read more

10 April 2015, Kathmandu Post APR 10 – Earlier this week, Abdullah Saleh Mubarak Al-Khulaifi, the Qatari Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, and his team came to Kathmandu to talk about the labour issues between Nepal and Qatar. Minister Al-Khula... read more

10 April 2015, Nepali Times We doubt the zero-cost agreement between Qatar and Nepal this week will come into force because there is too much money to be made on the blood, sweat and tears of Nepali workers by the politically-connected manpower mafia. For... read more

A small but growing number of “ethical recruiters” have entered the global labour recruitment market, committed to a no-fees-for-workers business model and to following codes of conduct outlining principles of fairness and respect for worker rights.... read more

Across the world, unscrupulous recruitment agencies and their sub-agents charge workers high fees to connect them with foreign employers. To pay these fees, migrant workers and their families take on large debts at high interest rates. These debts ca... read more

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