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6 April 2020

Italy: trade unions ask the government to revise list of industrial sectors to remain in operation despite COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Cecilia Butini, Deutsche Welle (DW)

"Italian workers protest against open factories as COVID-19 spreads", 26 March 2020...

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5 April 2020

300 Myanmar migrant wokers in Thailand were detained after attempting to return home despite the COVID-19 travel ban

Author: Kyaw Lwin Oo, Khet Mar & Roseanne Gerin, Radio Free Asia

"Myanmar Migrant Workers Risk Fines And Jail to Get Home Amid COVID-19 Exodus", 2 April 2020...

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4 April 2020

Commentary: Cleaners as prime candidates to become economic victims of COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Poonam Datar, Cleaning Accountability Framework

"Cleaners are our frontline defence", 1 April 2020...

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4 April 2020

Myanmar: EU order cancellations force garment factories to shut down leaving thousands unemployed

Author: Chan Mya Htwe, Myanmar Times

"More woes for Myanmar garment industry as EU cancels orders", 29 March 2020...

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3 April 2020

Australia: Migrant workers on temporary visas are not eligible for COVID-19 crisis wage subsidy

Author: Ben Doherty, Josh Taylo & Paul Karp, The Guardian

"'Left with nothing': Australia's migrant workforce face destitution without coronavirus safety net", 1  April 2020...

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3 April 2020

New Zealand: Berry grower fined for unpaid wages & holiday pay

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Berry grower fined over employment breaches", 30 March 2020...

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3 April 2020

Air New Zealand accused of borderline legal treatment of workers for allegedly telling crew to take leave due to COVID-19 lockdown

Author: Phil Pennington, Radio New Zealand

"Covid-19: Airline crew 'very anxious, worried' as redundancies loom", 26 March 2020...

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1 April 2020
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Author: Educa Oaxaca

“Trabajadoras toman parque industrial en Etla, por Covid-19 las dejan sin sueldo”, 1 de abril de 2020...

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30 March 2020

Commentary: Australia's $130 billion wage subsidy is the best way to cushion from the economic & social costs of COVID-19

Author: Danielle Wood & Brendan Coates, ABC News

"The coronavirus wage subsidy stimulus package is a move in the right direction — but it has imperfections", 31 March 2020...

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30 March 2020

New Zealand: Employers urged to act in good faith during COVID-19 crisis as some allegedly fail to pass on wage subsidy

Author: Fuseworks Media, Voxy

"Employers urged to act in good faith during COVID-19 crisis - NZ Human Rights", 27 March 2020 Equal Employment Opportunities and Women's Rights Commissioner Saunoamaali'i Karanina Sumeo has called on employers to act in good faith when accessing ava...

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