KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal and Oman have signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on labor, tourism cooperation and visa waiver for the holders of diplomatic and official passports. The two countries signed the MoUs during the visit of Foreign Secretary Shanker Bairagi to Oman
DAILEKH, Aug 22: Women of Bhairabi Rural Municipality in Dailekh rescued a pregnant woman who was suffering from labor in the street. The women were able to take her to a maternity ward of a nearby health post just in time for delivery.
KATHMANDU, July 16: A visa service provider which is at the heart of a high-profile corruption case in Malaysia and a long-running legal battle in Nepal has received a clean chit in a case disputing its legality.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Although it has been making significant efforts to eliminate human trafficking, Nepal has failed to meet the minimum standards for its elimination, according to the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released by the US Department of State on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, May 2: While many events were organized on Wednesday to mark the May Day with formal discussions on labor rights, a group of women workers gathered at a function organized in a different way and submitted a five-point demand to the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security.
GALESHWOR, May 1: In a disheartening event while all the laborers across the globe including Nepal are celebrating the 130th International Labour Day today, a man working for the road expansion project at Chutreni along the Beni-Darbang road section in Myagdi district lost his life in line with his duty
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Experts, representatives of the Government of Nepal, the private sector, civil society, and development organizations have all emphasized fair and ethical foreign employment process at a function organized in Kathmandu on Monday.
SEOUL, Oct 30: In a potentially far-reaching decision, South Korea’s Supreme Court has ruled that a Japanese steelmaker should compensate four South Koreans for forced labor during Japan’s colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula before the end of World War II.
KATHMANDU, May 25: Joint-secretary Rupnarayan Bhattarai, who played a crucial role in crushing the transport syndicate, has been transferred to Ministry of Labor and Employment. Despite criticism from all walks of life, Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Raghubir Mahaseth had recalled Bhattarai to the ministry from the Department of Physical Infrastructure and Transport.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Today marks the 129th Labor Day. It is also known as International Workers' Day in some countries. It is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement, socialists, communists or anarchists.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Assistant Director General and ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Tomoko Nishimoto says ILO marks the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) and the World Day against Child Labour (WDACL) together this year to improve safety and health of young workers in a bid to end all forms of child labour by 2025.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.
NUWAKOT, Jan 5: Upendra Adhikari of Chogade village in Nuwakot had started constructing his house right after the Dashain festival. The earthquake victim had gathered materials for the building well in advance. He had planned to get it built within six months. However, so far, not even twenty percent of the work has been over, he laments.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21 : Hundreds of thousands of women migrant workers in the Middle East have signed employment contracts that they do not understand or do not adequately protect them against discrimination and abuse, according to a recent study carried out by UN Women and the International Organization for Migration with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
The news these days always has cases or incidents of death, migrant workers’ plight, and of their family members being left in the lurch. Despite of the repeated occurrence of these incidents, the number of aspiring migrant workers is increasing every year.
Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies.
KATHMANDU, August 18: Business and trade union leaders have termed the recent passage of Labor Act and Social Security Act as a milestone achievement in a journey toward forging better employer-labor relationship.
KATHMANDU, August 18: Business leaders and trade union leaders have termed the recent passage of Labor Act and Social Security Act as a milestone achievement in a journey toward forging better employer-labor relationship.
KATHMANDU, August 11: Parliament on Thursday endorsed a third bill related to the replacement of the Muluki Ain, introducing parole and open jail systems for the first time in the country, and paving the way for authorities to put inmates to public labor and social work.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Industrialists and trade union leaders are hopeful that the endorsement of Labor Bill and Social Security Bill by the parliament will improve relation between employers and employees.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Monday marks the 128th Labor Day. It is also known as International Workers' Day in some countries. It is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement, socialists, communists or anarchists.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The International Labor Organization (ILO) has launched a project 'From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to global action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project)', aiming to combat slavery and forced labor systems in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Qatar on Tuesday reportedly ended the labor sponsorship system popularly known as kafala, that forces foreign migrant workers to seek their employers’ permission before changing jobs or leaving the country.
GAIGHAT (Udayapur), Dec 7: The expectant mothers arriving at the District Hospital Udayapur are dumbfounded when they are told that the hospital is facing a dearth of maternity service related doctors for the past two months.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal has failed to conclude labor agreement with Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, where, according to organizations working on migration issues, thousands of women are being trafficked every year.