News articles from around the world on migrant labour recruitment.

The Straits Times | 2 January 2019 A planned scheme to grade maid employment agencies and boost the professionalism of the industry has been delayed for over a year after several issues were raised during consultation sessions. The Trustmark scheme was fi... read more

Kathmandu Post | 28 December 2018 The Nepal government has started working on a draft labour agreement after Japan announced it would hire thousands of workers from various countries, including Nepal. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security... read more

The Malaysian Reserve | 24 December 2019 Foreign worker agencies are bracing for a tough 2019 as the government follows through with its promise to regularise the labour market, cut out fraud and protect foreign workers’ rights. The agencies are also ex... read more

The Financial Express| 24 December 2018 Unsurprisingly, Kuala Lumpur takes the lead in weeding out middlemen or agents from its pre-existing migrant workers’ recruitment policies and practices. In a propitious combination of circumstances, one may a... read more

Kathmandu Post | 23 December 2018 The number of permits issued to Nepalis aspiring to work in various countries has gone down in the past few months. In the first four months of the current fiscal year, the Department of Foreign Employment issued a total ... read more

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