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Unable to make ends meet, thousands commit suicide in India

The share of the economically vulnerable group in the overall number of suicide cases has been increasing steadily since 2014

Asia-Pacific: Two out of three workers employed in the informal sector

A report published this week revealed that the workers in Asia are not “productive, protected, and healthy” enough

Philippine bishop welcomes Taiwan’s decision to increase wages of migrant workers

Effective August 10, the monthly pay for migrant workers in Taiwan is at NT$20,000 (US$665.70) from the previous NT$17,000 (US$565.90)

Hong Kong sets up task force on Southeast Asian job scams

In recent months, victims have reported being lured to countries such as Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos

Recovery in youth employment after pandemic still lagging, says ILO

The report finds that the pandemic has exacerbated the numerous labor market challenges facing those aged between 15 and 24 years

Only six percent of domestic workers have comprehensive social protection, says...

The ILO report says more than 94 percent of domestic workers lack access to the full range of protections, such as medical care

Philippine labor sector, activists pay tribute to country’s workers

President Duterte lauded Filipino workers for being known worldwide for their “great passion, integrity and professionalism”

Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety, health at work – ILO...

Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners

Jesuit blames India’s political leaders for frustration of country’s workers

A report said the overall labor participation rate in India dropped from 46 percent to 40 percent between 2017 and 2022

‘Out of sight, out of mind’ attitude hampers COVID recovery for...

“The COVID-19 pandemic hit the fishing and seafood processing industries in Southeast Asia hard and migrant workers the hardest”

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