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14 October 2019

Japan: Govt. plans to rescind approval of agencies for allegedly overcharging prospective foreign trainees

Author: The Asahi Shimbun

"More shady dealings found in program for foreign trainees", 8 October 2019...

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14 October 2019

Oman: Report accuses Gulf Aluminium of failing to pay migrant workers for a year leaving them stranded and relying on charity

Author: Telangana Today

"Fellow Telugus help 2 TS men stuck in Oman", 20 Aug 2019...

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14 October 2019

Qatar: Guardian investigation finds that migrant workers continue to die from ‘heat stress’ , fatalies not adequately investigated by government

In October 2019 a Guardian investigation into working conditions for migrant workers in Qatar found that hundreds of labourers are estimated to be dying from 'heat stress' every year. ...

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14 October 2019

UAE: Hundreds of migrant workers from Nepal urge for assistance after months of exploitation and no pay by Abu Dhabi-based facilities company

Author: Rupesh Adhikari, Online Khabar ( UAE)

"120 Nepali workers rescued from UAE", 20 Sep 2019...

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13 October 2019

Malaysia: Agency frees foreign domestic workers of hiring fee burden through an ethical business model

Author: Beh Li Yi, Reuters

"Malaysia's first 'ethical' job agency targets modern slavery," 07 October 2019...

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11 October 2019

Qatar: Study suggests heat mitigation strategies can allow workers to perform roles safely, despite extreme conditions

A study commissioned by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Qatari Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, in collaboration with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), recommends nine key areas...

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10 October 2019
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Author: Léa Stassinet, RTL (France)

« Un réseau franco-bulgare de traite d'êtres humains démantelé, 4 Bulgares arrêtés », 22 septembre 2019...

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10 October 2019

US government blocks shipments from companies alleged of using forced labour in China, Malaysia, Brazil, Zimbabwe and Congo

Author: Martha Mendoza, Associated Press

“Company making Costco pajamas flagged for forced labor”, 8 Oct 2019...

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9 October 2019

New app helps detect labour exploitation in supply chains, according to report

Author: Mekong Club and United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society

“Apprise Audit Impact Assessment: Detecting Labour Exploitation in Supply Chains”, 9 Oct 2019...

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9 October 2019

Workers making kitchen countertops in the US & Australia allegedly falling ill due to silica dust exposure

Author: Nell Greenfieldboyce, NPR

"Workers Are Falling Ill, Even Dying, After Making Kitchen Countertops", 2 October 2019...

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