Stories Tagged 'Migrant workers'
Following its order to scrap additional fees being imposed on Malaysia-bound Nepali workers, the government has launched a massive crackdown on those involved in charging workers hefty fees under various headings.
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The government’s new directive that requires employers and recruiting agencies to get approvals of their labour demands letters from Nepali foreign missions based in host countries is likely to take some time for complete enforcement.
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 Unethical practices in recruiting migrant workers are financial and psychological burden to poor workers, forcing them to work in vulnerable conditions in foreign countries, according stakeholders.
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Government has made it mandatory for recruiting agencies and foreign companies, seeking Nepali migrant workers, to get their work demand letters approved by the Nepali foreign missions based in destination countries.
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A team from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) has arrested 11 North Koreans illegally working in Nepal. The arrests were made during a raid at Durbarmarg-based Pyongyang Arirang Restaurant on Friday, according to Superintendent of Police Dhiraj Pratap Shah at the MPCD.
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A majority of Nepalis migrating abroad for employment are unskilled workers, forced to take up menial and low-paying jobs especially in the Gulf and Malaysia, a government report shows.
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