Cambodia: Confusion around the lift of the domestic workers ban in Malaysia Almost six years after Cambodian maids were banned from working in Malaysia, the Labour Ministry said it was finalising a long-delayed plan to lift the restriction. Some parts of the deal were still under discussion at that time. Despite the ban, Cambodians continue going to.. read more →

Direct services to migrant workers through unions and migrant resource centres, increased access to complaints mechanisms, organising, continuing capacity building of focal points and clear responsibilities of the parties involved highlighted the work plan prepared during the Follow-up Training on Strengthening Joint Union Actions on Decent Work for Migrant Workers on 8-12 May 2017 in.. read more →

Key priorities and stronger cooperation among unions in countries of destination and countries of origin in implementing focused activities set the tone of the five-day Follow-up Training on Strengthening Joint Union Actions on Decent Work for Migrant Workers on 8-12 May 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. In the opening session, Mr. Henry Cunningham, Programme Manager of.. read more →

Easier access to complaints mechanism helps provide direct services to migrant workers, especially those in distress. By allowing the public to post inquiry or report complaint online, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and its affiliates are closing the gap of providing justice to migrant workers. The information then goes to a database which makes.. read more →

  The ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) reiterated its call on the ASEAN Member States, ASEAN secretariat, and stakeholders to consider “A Framework for ASEAN Labour Standards and Principles” to identify and strengthen key minimum labour standards in ASEAN in a Conference Statement on 26 May 2016 in Vientiane, Laos. The ATUC crafted the Statement.. read more →