Malaysia: Refusing to resolve migrant woes

18 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The 7-8 December 2009 ACMW Drafting Committee Meeting on a Framework Instrument on the Protection and Promotion of Migrant Workers’ Rights in Kuala Lumpur ended in deadlock. The Malaysian government continues to oppose the stance taken by its three Asean

Migrant workers\' rights: ASEAN fails to agree

17 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The Malaysian government continues to refuse to allow consideration of either undocumented migrant workers or families of migrant workers in the scope and coverage of the negotiations on the future Instrument on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights

Protecting the rights of migrant workers and their families: Malaysia’s obligation

06 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

7 and 8 December 2009 , the ACMW Drafting Committee meets in Kuala Lumpur hosted by the Ministry of Human Resources. A significant number of migrant workers in the region are temporary workers, domestic workers, informal sector workers and self-employed w

Indonesian Civil Society recommendations delivered to the ACMW Indonesian Drafting Team reps

03 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

3 December 2009 Indonesian Civil Society recommendations delivered to the ACMW Indonesian Drafting Team reps who will attend meetings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7-8 December 2009) - to draft the ASEAN Framework Instrument on the protection and promotion o

TF AMW Message for the International Migrants Day, 18 December 2008

15 Dec 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

On this International Migrants Day, the TF-AMW urges ASEAN Member States to intensify efforts to implement the ASEAN Declaration, and to pro-actively act at the national level to harmonize their labour laws and practices with international labour standard

Lao Officials discuss ASEAN migrant workers

10 Oct 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The Vientiane Times reported on the Lao National Consultation on the ASEAN Declaration on the rights of migrant workers.

ASEAN member states urged to ratify UN Human Rights Treaties and ILO Core Conventions

24 Jan 2007   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, FORUM-ASIA, and Migrant Forum in Asia jointly submitted a written statement to ASEAN member states to appeal for the ratification and implementation of the UN Treaties and ILO Conventions.

\"Decent Work Deficit\"

31 Jul 2006   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The decent work deficit \"is expressed in the absence of sufficient employment opportunities, inadequate social protection, the denial of rights at work and shortcomings in social dialogue.\"