KATHMANDU, Aug 2:  Workers staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala, Kathmandu, on Sunday, seeking government intervention to address the laying off of staffers and reduction in salary of those retained by various companies and organizations, citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

ROLPA, April 25: After an 18-hour long journey from Kathmandu to Rolpa on a tipper truck, a group of laborers got off at the Bal Mandir in Libang, the district headquarters of Rolpa. They had their children and bags with them.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The government has initiated preparation to return Nepali laborers who have been languishing at coma in different hospitals abroad.

PANCHTHAR, June 12: As the current fiscal year nears its end, various sections of Saptami-Mauwa Road in southern part of Panchthar district are seen bustling with laborers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Amnesty International, an organization that advocates for ending abuse of human rights, on Wednesday lauded Qatar's new law that partially scraps the 'exit permit' which earlier prevented migrant workers from leaving the country without their employer's permission.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Richard Howard, Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Country Office for Nepal, has said that the ILO was always committed to provide a better lifestyle to the laborers which will contribute to economic development of the country.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 1: More than 200 laborers and technicians from Nepal’s southern and more western districts of Banke and Jajarkot have flooded into quake-hit districts to rebuild houses. Some of those laborers interviewed in Sindhupalchowk report that they earn more in Nepal than they would working in the populous state of Uttar Pradesh in India.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has argued that the dream to build new Nepal would not materialize unless the issues of the farmers and laborer class are addressed.