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8 April 2020

South Asia: IDSN calls for Dalit & other vulnerable supply chain workers to be protected from fallout of Covid-19

“Vulnerable workers in supply chain need urgent protection to survive impact of Covid-19”, 03 April 2020...

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3 April 2020
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Author: Thomas Seibert, der Freitag

"Kein Kurzarbeitergeld in Pakistan", 31. März 2020...

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2 April 2020

South Asia: IDSN issues statement urging protection of vulnerable workers in supply chains, including Dalits, amid COVID-19 economic fallout

Author: International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN)

"Vulnerable workers in supply chains need urgent protection to survive impact of Covid-19", 3 April 2020...

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17 March 2020

Pakistan: Trade union leaders urge govt. to create special funds for daily wagers due to factory shutdowns amid Covid-19

Author: The News International

Leaders of an alliance of trade unions...expressed serious concern over impending financial losses to workers, especially to daily-wage earners, due to closure of factories, marketplaces or restrictions on gatherings on account of fear of coronavirus ...

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16 March 2020

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Specialist Construction employees stranded with no wages or visas

In March 2020, the Ahmedabad Mirror reported on a case of over 60 migrant workers from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka who were stranded in Saudi Arabia having been "deserted" by their employer, Saudi Specialist Construction Ltd. (registered...

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3 March 2020

Pakistan: Thousands of electricity workers condemn govt. move to restrict right to freedom of association

Author: The News Pakistan

"Move to restrict workers rights flayed", 4 March 2020...

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20 February 2020

Pakistan: Widespread child labour, appalling working conditions & debt bondage reported at Balochistan mines

Author: Shah Meer Baloch & Hannah Ellis-Petersen, The Guardian

“‘Coal workers are orphans’: the children and slaves mining Pakistan’s coal”, 19 February 2020...

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31 January 2020

Saudi Arabia: 100 Pakistanis among 1,000 stranded after private company defaults on salaries

Author: Associated Press of Pakistan

"CWA in Riyadh asked to facilitate Pakistanis stranded in Tabuk," 8 Jan 2020...

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27 January 2020

Bahrain: Two cases before the Labour Ministry hear how workers did not report wage delays "out of fear" inc. co. response

In January 2020, GDN reported on two cases of workers experiencing wage delays....

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21 January 2020

Bahrain: 300 employees of Bahrain Motors Co. strike to demand delayed salaries; includes company response

In December 2018, around 300 migrant construction workers employed by Bahrain Motors Co. took strike action alleging unpaid wages for a total of four months....

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