14 June 2014, Las Vegas Review-Journal AMBON, Indonesia — He was too sick to eat, and Min Min Chan’s chest ached with each breath he sucked. It didn’t matter: The Thai captain warned him to get back on deck and start hauling fish onto the trawler or... read more
News articles from around the world on migrant labour recruitment.
16 June 2014, GMA News Online In what could be a boon for overseas Filipino workers, the Philippines has thrown its support behind the International Labor Organization’s adoption of a protocol and recommendation against forced labor.In a news relea... read more
16 June 2014, Pacific Standard When migrant laborers at New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus raised their voices, striking over pay and working conditions, they were treated to arrests, beaten, or in some cases deported—flung back home in despair an... read more
16 June 2014, The Irrawaddy CHIANG MAI — A heavy crackdown on undocumented migrants in Thailand has so far mostly targeted Cambodian workers, although there have been frequent reports of arrests of Burmese workers, according to organizations working wit... read more
24 March 2014, EIN News Desk Recognizing that labour mobility is important for the private sector and that there is a need to involve it at national and international levels, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Federation of Indian ... read more
2 March 2014, Interaksyon MANILA – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has cancelled the permit of 63 recruitment agencies in its continuing drive to weed out unscrupulous and recalcitrant licensed agencies from its list. POEA chief Ha... read more