The announcement includes a non-discriminatory minimum wage and end to the requirement of no objection certificate from the employer to change jobs
The Gulf countries are already forcing a large number of migrant workers to go back to their home countries
Foreign workers have faced renewed targeting in the Gulf region which is suffering from economic slowdown caused by falling oil prices and coronavirus-related lockdowns
Kenia also talks about the resilience of migrant communities amid the pandemic despite being some of the most impacted.
Approximately 400 migrant workers were on strike for weeks after management of the Lebanese waste management company, RAMCO, started cutting their wages and paying them in Lebanese pounds instead of the contractually obligated US dollar
Maurizio Coppola talks about the strike organized by migrant workers in Italy in response to a government proposal to temporarily regularize the statuses of some migrant workers. Migrant workers demand dignified conditions and access to rights
Millions of expatriate workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries face a grim future as the number of COVID-19 cases increases and their jobs are under threat due to the economic downturn
The three week lockdown imposed by the Narendra Modi government has left these workers stranded in cities without jobs and on the verge of starvation
The nearly 300 workers of the University College of London, who are outsourced, are seeking benefits on par with the in-house employees of the institution
A radical protest and reaffirmation to build first for those who need shelter most is the need of the hour
In the latest episode, Peoples Dispatch reports on violent repression on the protesters of Swaziland and Turkey, and also a rare success of migrant workers in Qatar.
Following strikes by migrant workers, negotiations with the government resulted in the payment of delayed salaries and the arrest of guilty company officials.