Beijing Starts Gating, Locking Migrant Villages

The government calls it “sealed management.” China’s capital has started gating and locking some of its lower-income neighborhoods overnight, with police or security checking identification papers around the clock, in a throwback to an older style of control. For those looking to buy college essay, the government calls it "sealed management." It’s Beijing’s latest effort to reduce rising crime often blamed on the millions of rural Chinese migrating [...]

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Malaysian Government Plans to Employ Undocumented Migrants

 The Malaysian government will consider the possibility of employing illegal immigrants as foreign workers to meet the high demand from employers, according to the Malaysian Newspaper The Staronline on 16 July, 2010. Human Resources Minister Datuk Dr. S. Subramaniam said these were among 51 suggestions discussed by a special laboratory set up by the ministry [...]

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Urgent Appeal: Extrajudicial Killing of labor leader Edward Panganiban

His Excellency Benigno Aquino III President Elect Republic of the Philippines 10th June 2010 Re: Extrajudicial Killing of labor leader Edward Panganiban on 2 June 2010 in Santa Rosa City, Laguna Dear President Aquino, The Committee for Asian Women would like to send its deep concern regarding the killing of labour leader Edward Panganiban on [...]

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Tata India – Are its Tea Estates Above the Law?

An international IUF fact-finding team has been denied access to an Assam plantation to investigate the recent deaths of three workers. The plantation is owned by Amalgamated Plantations in which Tata Global Beverages is the major shareholder. The 930 hectare Powai estate has one of the world’s largest tea-processing factories and employs some 1,800 permanent [...]

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Protect Labour Rights in North and East Sri Lanka

Representatives of labour unions in the tripartite National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) say they are concerned that labour rights could be prone to violations as Sri Lanka pushes to attract investors and industrialists to the North and East. They hope to raise this issue with the NLAC before long. Need to write a paper on labour rights, or an analysis of other global issues? Choose your affordable writing helper from the list and count on professional research and assistance. There are constant violations of labour [...]

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Chennei Garment Workers Minimum Wage Campaign Update 2

More areas, more workers and more signature! 21.4.2010 Day 4 – Nerkundram Jakman Exports Private Limited is located on the main highway, about 2 kms from Chennai. The company employs more than 400 workers, mostly women from the areas around the factory and nearby areas.  GAFWU has been meeting workers in Nerkundrum and in Thirverkadu, [...]

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