Migrant & immigrant workers
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Approximately 70 percent of companies investigated by the labour authorities in 2017 were guilty of labour rights violations against foreign labourers in Japan under the Technical Internship Trainee Programme (TITP). Violations included forcing ‘inter...
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Alaqaria to provide clarify its relationship with HKH General Contracting, as well as explain what measures have been taken to resolve the situation of the workers. Alaqaria did not respond.
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Author: Ranju Warrier, Forbes Middle East
"How this entrepreneur built an insurance scheme for UAE’s blue-collar workers", 19 June 2018...
US migrant family separation: Microsoft issues statement following criticism over contract with US immigration agency
Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem
"Responsible Recruitment: Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers", June 2018...
Author: International Trade Union Confederation
"ITUC Global Rights Index 2018: Democratic space shrinks and unchecked corporate greed on the rise," 07 June 2018...
Commentary: "Voluntary Work Programs" at US immigrant detention centres run by private prison cos. amount to forced labour
Author: Victoria Law, In These Times (USA)
"Investigation: Corporations Are Profiting From Immigrant Detainees’ Labor. Some Say It’s Slavery.", 29 May 2018...