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Oct 10, 2017
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan assures migrant workers' safety, says they are always welcome in the stateVijayan said district administrations and police have been directed to take action against spread of such rumours through social media.
Sep 14, 2017
Indian Workers' Resource Centre to help migrant workersThe Indian Workers' Resource Centre Indian government has set up a resource centre in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) to help migrant workers in the Gulf.
Jun 22, 2017
The Promised Land: Migrant workers endure squalid conditions in KeralaWhen the neo-rich out-migrants came home from the Gulf countries and wanted to build new houses, they could not find enough workers to do the job. Since there was a labour shortage in Kerala, builders went to West Bengal and other north eastern states looking for construction workers.
May 02, 2017
Video footage of man carrying son's body on two-wheeler in Bengaluru sparks outrageA video footage of an Assam native carrying the body of his three-year-old son on a two-wheeler from a government hospital near here has triggered flak against the authorities for their alleged failure to ensure that the body was taken back home decently in an ambulance.
Nov 14, 2016
Demonetisation and ATM chaos: Who is the worst hit? Daily wage-earners, say expertsDaily wage labourers can't afford to lose a day's wages by standing in long queues to change banned notes.
Mar 28, 2016
Over 100 million children 'left behind' in Chinese villages, as urban migration takes its tollChina has over 100 million left-behind children, meaning about one-third of the country's underage population is growing up without their parents
Jan 30, 2016
Migrant workers, modern slaves: Rights' groups claim authorities in Hong Kong collude by doing nothingHong Kong's migration rules, whereby housemaids have to find new employment within two weeks of leaving a job, make the situation even more difficult. Domestic worker recruitment is a billion-dollar business, and it's growing as the population ages.
May 05, 2013
For Delhi's migrant children, a school under a bridge offers hopeEvery morning, more than 50 children gather under the bridge for two hours of lessons at Rajesh Kumar's informal school. They sweep the dirt flat and roll out foam mats to sit on, just meters from bushes were several men had been squatting and defecating minutes earlier.
Aug 10, 2012
Death of migrant labourers in TN: an urgent wake up callThe Acts meant to protect the million-plus migrant labour force are observed more in breach.
Jan 09, 2012
What! Rs 635 cr for Delhi construction workers lying idleOver Rs 635 crore deposited as welfare cess with the Delhi state government is lying unspent because of worker ignorance and government apathy.