US President Joe Biden has succeeded in getting his urgent piece of legislation adopted by both the House of Representatives and Senate. Financial aid payments are going out to middle class and low income families,
The mowing down of 16 migrant workers by a goods train in Maharashtra last week turned the spotlight on a massive human tragedy enacted in the wake of the ill-planned coronavirus lockdown.
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Over the last couple of months, headlines like “Sonu Sood offers his Juhu hotel for healthcare workers,” “Sonu Sood distributes food among the underprivileged,” “Sonu Sood to feed over 25,000 migrants during Ramadan” have grabbed people’s attention.
For the first time since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power six years ago, signs are emerging that his seemingly unshakable hold over legions of migrant workers may be slipping.
In yet another kind gesture, Sood arranged an Air Asia flight to send 180 Assamese migrants to return home after they were stranded when Cyclone "Nisarga" hit Mumbai last week.
The worker’s day-off shall not be less than 12 hours a day including eight continuous hours at least in accordance with the law on domestic workers and its executive regulations regarding domestic worker’s days-off and leave and the related provisions, the MoHRE said.
Most of the victims of Thursday's truck crash in southern Mexico that killed at least 54 people and injured dozens more were Guatemalan migrants, authorities said on Friday. People spilled from the truck carrying an estimated 166 people after it flipped over on a curve outside the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez in the state of Chiapas.
The MOHRE’s Assistant Undersecretary for Domestic Worker Affairs, Khalil Khoury, affirmed the ministry's keenness to provide the services of the domestic workers in the easiest way suiting the employers’ expectations and achieving their gladness.
Germany will allow some 130,000 resident foreigners to regularise their immigration status and create new incentives for skilled workers to come from abroad amid unprecedented labour shortages that are contributing to spiralling inflation.