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.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepali migrant workers heading to South Korea totaled nearly 6,626 in the first eight months of this year, with most of them selected to work in the agricultural and industrial sectors, according to data maintained by EPS Korea Section under the Department of Foreign Employment.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Rescued from bonded labor in India, Ekraj Biswakarma, 15, of Jajarkot district, reached Kathmandu on Thursday, his dream of studying in a boarding school and improving his family's lot presumably shattered.
UDAYPUR, July 28: Civil society members and other stakeholders have pointed out the problem of child labor in Udaypur. In an interaction program on the condition of children in the district, stakeholders said that the use of child labor is 'rampant' in market areas of Udaypur, especially in hotels.
UDAYPUR, July 30: Civil society members and other stakeholders have pointed out the problem of child labor in Udaypur. In an interaction program on the condition of children in the district, stakeholders said that the use of child labor is 'rampant' in market areas of Udaypur, especially in hotels.
JANAKPUR, June 28: A significant number of unskilled manpower leave the country every year for the global labor market, putting their lives at risk, participants of a program organized here Monday said.