Union officials arrested protesting job losses

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Union officials arrested protesting job losses 2019-09-20 [IFJ]

Over 50,000 workers listed in social security fund 2019-09-12 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Workers protest ADB-funded water project, demanding wages 2019-09-11 [BWI]

Nepal and Malaysia closer to agreement to resume sending workers from Nepal 2019-08-30 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Female workers subjected to forced labour 2019-08-29 [The Himalayan Times]

Labour minister blasts trade union leaders for hindering SSP rollout 2019-08-26 [The Times]

Activist climbs Everest in ILO convention campaign 2019-05-28 [ITF]

Government drafts harsh provisions to Media Council Act 2019-05-16 [IFJ]

Minister Bista vows to take action against hospitals promoting labor exploitation of nurses 2019-05-12 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Nepal to sign bilateral labour pact with Turkey and Poland 2019-05-12 [The Himalayan Times]

Panauti initiates measures to address gender wage gap 2019-05-06 [The Post]

Young Nepali unionists demand increased representation 2019-04-10 [IndustriALL]

HiPDeC rescues 20 child labourers from Dang 2019-03-17 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Foreign workers for various projects await labour permits 2019-03-10 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Labour demand from Jordan halted for months 2019-03-07 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Teachers on war path, classes halted 2019-03-07 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Nepal and Japan to finalise labour migration mechanisms within March 2019-03-06 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Teachers' strike to affect 6 million students at govt schools today 2019-03-05 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

For the right to paid employment in Nepal 2019-02-28 [PSI]

Human rights violation incidents on rise-INSEC 2019-02-20 [http://therisingnepal.org.np]

ITF seminar in Nepal on ILO convention on ending violence at work 2019-02-19 [ITF]

Proposed legislation muzzles free speech on social media 2019-02-18 [IFJ]

NEPHA calls upon federal govt for employee transfer 2019-02-18 [thehimalayantimes.com]

More than 200 Nepalis are languishing in Malaysia jails 2019-02-17 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Govt plans to create 700,000 jobs in next five years 2019-02-14 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Govt’s ambitious minimum employment scheme kicks in 2019-02-14 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Unemployed to get Rs 22,417 per annum 2019-02-13 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Entertainment industry employing minors 2019-02-11 [thehimalayantimes.com]

53 Malaysian firms barred from hiring Nepalis over mistreatment 2019-02-11 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Move to enforce minimum wage rules for media employees stayed 2019-02-08 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Attack on Trade Union rights 2019-02-07 [BWI]

No minimum wage to other staffs except working journalists, SC orders 2019-02-07 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Trade unions postpone plan to shut down restaurants 2019-02-06 [The Post]

Restaurant workers consider strike 2019-02-04 [eTN]

Officials leave for Oman and the UAE to discuss labour issues http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2019-01-27/officials-leave-for-oman-and-the-uae-to-discuss-labour-issues 2019-01-27 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

20 workers get labour permits for Malaysia http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2019-01-22/20-workers-get-labour-permits-for-malaysia 2019-01-22 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Minister Baskota pledges to enforce minimum wage for working journos 2019-01-20 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Nepal-Japan to devise labour mechanism for migration of Nepali workers 2019-01-18 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Labour departures for Japan possible by April this year http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2019-01-13/labour-departures-for-japan-possible-by-april-this-year 2019-01-13 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

HAs protest against civil servants adjustment plan 2019-01-10 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Study explores plight of Nepali female migrant workers in Gulf countries 2019-01-07 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Government signs deal with official trade union http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2019-01-05/government-signs-deal-with-official-trade-union 2019-01-06 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Renewal of labour permit from province 2018-12-31 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Kathmandu cabbies demand hike in fares 2018-12-30 [english.onlinekhabar.com]

Nepal Trade Union Congress successfully celebrates 67th International Migration Day 2018-12-30 [NTUC Nepal]

Renewal of labour permit from provinces 2018-12-30 [thehimalayantimes.com]

'Homework needed to ratify ILO C189, UN C1990' 2018-12-27 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Japan to take Nepali workers under new blue-collar visas http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-12-26/japan-to-take-nepali-workers-under-new-blue-collar-visas 2018-12-26 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Minister of Labour: ‘UNI unions have huge role in country’s future’ 2018-12-18 [UNI Global Union]

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