Vietnamese youth—the fastest-growing group of foreign workers in Japan—will be among those most affected by a new scheme to let in more blue-collar workers.
While the financial implication of a ban led the authorities to crack down on exploitative practices in the seafood industry, migrant workers continue to suffer in other sectors.
The verdict is welcomed by workers and activists in a country that has been at the center of a slew of slavery and human trafficking cases, including in its seafood industry.
The EU said Thailand has amended its fisheries legal framework in line with international law and improved monitoring and surveillance, but the ILO says workers remain at risk.
Doubts have been raised about Britain's capacity to ensure its medical supply chain is free of labor abuses and unethical practices.
Top Glove, like other large companies employing migrant workers in Malaysia, have to take responsibility for their recruitment practices.
Dozens of striking workers from a Chinese-owned garment factory marched to a government compound in Yangon, securing a late-night meeting with the city’s chief minister.
Six people were seriously injured in a beating of employees on strike at a Chinese factory in Yangon and were hospitalized, said strike leaders on Monday evening.
H&M’s supplier factories in Cambodia pay workers less than half the living wage of the country and one third in their India and Turkey factories.
‘One-stop’ service in Ranong to process visas, monitor working conditions on vessels and accept complaints
A court dismissed criminal defamation charges against workers who had accused a chicken farm of abuses, in a landmark ruling seen as a rare victory for migrant workers' rights.
Thailand has introduced a raft of modern technologies to crack down on abuses in its multibillion-dollar fishing industry.
Men seek financial redress from Yangon labor panel after minor accident led to assault, dismissal.