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    Ep 10: Slavery At Sea

    For decades, thousands of vulnerable migrants have been enslaved onboard untraceable Thai fishing boats lingering far out in international waters.
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    Commentary: Were you fired or retrenched? Your employer may not tell you the difference

    There are emerging examples of employers here laying off staff on “disguised retrenchments”, says employment and labour lawyer Amarjit Kaur.
  3. Union organizer Akai Jimbu protests the firing of Japanese-Brazilian Kaori Nakao wearing a protecti

    Foreign workers feel the pain of 'corona job cuts' in Japan

    Eight years after arriving from Brazil, Rennan Yamashita sat in a government office in central Japan, filling out forms for unemployment insurance ...
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    Uzbekistan appeals to labour rights group to lift cotton boycott

    Uzbekistan on Thursday appealed to a coalition of human rights groups to end a boycott of Uzbek cotton and textiles to enable the Central Asian ...
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    Britain's Labour names Keir Starmer as new leader

    Britain's main opposition Labour Party named Keir Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who opposed the country's exit from the ...