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Migrant workers lose all to fire in quarters

The Star Online, Malaysia, 13 Aug 2018 - A cluster of foreign workers quarters was razed to the ground in a fire at a construction site here.

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 13, 2018 08:48 PM |
Online blacklist of rogue Hong Kong job agencies to help domestic workers

South China Morning Post, China, 11 August 2018 - The Labour Department intends to begin publishing blacklists of rogue employment agencies online to help Hong Kong jobseekers, especially domestic helpers, stay clear of unscrupulous operators such as those charging exorbitant fees.

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 13, 2018 08:42 PM |

South China Morning Post, China, 11 August 2018 - Social enterprises and non-profit organisations are using apps and other tools to cut costs and offer cheaper loans to foreign domestic workers across Asia, who are often excluded from traditional banking

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 13, 2018 08:31 PM |
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Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jun 28, 2018 12:00 AM |
Monitoring and evaluation training manual for migrant worker resource centres

This manual provides tailored training materials to support effective monitoring and evaluation of activities at migrant worker resource centres.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jun 27, 2018 12:00 AM |
Agents of Change? Assessing Hong Kong employment agencies’ compliance with the Code of Practice

"Agents of Change?" exposes how employment agencies in Hong Kong are failing to comply with the Hong Kong government’s Code of Practice for Employment Agencies leaving migrant domestic workers at risk of abuse and exploitation.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jun 19, 2018 12:00 AM |
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