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#Migrant Workers

# migrant-workers - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Living conditions of migrant workers at meat plants 'should be considered before criticism'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Living conditions of migrant workers at meat plants 'should be considered before criticism'

May 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,473 Views 59 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer has said health officials are also looking at transmission risks for these employees outside of work.

# migrant-workers - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Minister says undocumented fishermen not entitled to work permits
# Trafficked To Ireland
# Trafficked To Ireland

Minister says undocumented fishermen not entitled to work permits

Nov 3rd 2015, 2:50 PM 12,894 Views 56 Comments

A government working group is to examine allegations of abuse in Ireland’s fishing industry.

# migrant-workers - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Care workers for elderly subject to harassment, racism and discrimination
# Migrant Workers
# Migrant Workers

Care workers for elderly subject to harassment, racism and discrimination

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 11,144 Views 12 Comments

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is calling for a review of the home care sector.

# migrant-workers - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:45 AM 9,729 Views 25 Comments

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

# migrant-workers - Thursday 17 July, 2014

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers
# Undocumented Workers
# Undocumented Workers

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

Jul 17th 2014, 10:48 AM 5,437 Views 20 Comments

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

# migrant-workers - Thursday 24 April, 2014

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers

Apr 24th 2014, 1:07 PM 4,982 Views 20 Comments

The new law will allow undocumented workers to take legal action against exploitative employers.

# migrant-workers - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Concerns that some embassies may be exploiting domestic workers
# Domestic Servitude
# Domestic Servitude

Concerns that some embassies may be exploiting domestic workers

Jan 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,054 Views 22 Comments

Ireland recently signed up to OSCE measures aimed at protecting workers, but the MRCI says some diplomatic households are still exploiting staff.

# migrant-workers - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states

Jan 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 10,118 Views 125 Comments

Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.

# migrant-workers - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Reports of migrant worker abuses at Sochi Olympic sites
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Reports of migrant worker abuses at Sochi Olympic sites

Feb 6th 2013, 7:08 PM 16,624 Views 13 Comments

A year before the games, Human Rights Watch has published a report which details the abuse of workers.

# migrant-workers - Monday 21 January, 2013

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants

Jan 21st 2013, 1:06 PM 6,636 Views 59 Comments

The video features interviews with workers, economists and trade unionists about their experiences and the vulnerability of migrant workers in a recession.

# migrant-workers - Thursday 13 September, 2012

"Law must be changed" for undocumented workers
# Employment
# Employment

"Law must be changed" for undocumented workers

Sep 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,858 Views 32 Comments

Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he raised the issue with Minister Richard Bruton after a recent ruling against payment to an exploited migrant worker.

# migrant-workers - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Blaze kills 12 at Moscow market warehouse
# Moscow
# Moscow

Blaze kills 12 at Moscow market warehouse

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:14 AM 639 Views 0 Comments

The blaze came just hours after a fire broke out on the top of a Moscow skyscraper.

# migrant-workers - Monday 21 November, 2011

Dramatic increase in number of people sleeping rough in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Dramatic increase in number of people sleeping rough in Dublin

Nov 21st 2011, 8:17 PM 3,860 Views 28 Comments

New count finds the number of people on the streets of the capital has risen by almost a quarter in the past year.

# migrant-workers - Friday 10 December, 2010

Ireland's human rights record criticised: watchdog
# Racism
# Racism

Ireland's human rights record criticised: watchdog

Dec 10th 2010, 2:35 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Human Rights Commission says the state needs to do more to protect the rights of asylum seekers, Travellers, migrant workers and human trafficking victims.