Category: Home-based Worker

Home-Based Workers News Nov 26 2012

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HONDURAS. “Honduras: Juntos por la Ley de Trabajadores de Cuenta Propia.” (November 22, 2012) Economía Informal. En Honduras, tres Federaciones Nacionales FOTSSIEH, FENTAEH y ANAVIH se unieron para luchar por la Ley de Trabajadores de Cuenta Propia. PERU. “Más mujeres y trabajadores independientes acceden a Mivivienda.” (November 8, 2012) Diaro Noticias. El número de trabajadores… Read more »

Home-Based Workers News Nov 26 2012

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BANGLADESH. “Deadly Bangladesh factory fire sparks calls for justice for garment workers.” (November 26, 2012) Farid Hossain and Julhas Alam. The Star. DHAKA, BANGLADESH—The fire alarm: Waved off by managers. An exit door: Locked. The fire extinguishers: Not working and apparently “meant just to impress” inspectors and customers. BANGLADESH. “Garment Workers Stage Angry Protest After Bangladesh Fire.”… Read more »

Home-Based Workers News Nov 15 2012

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(ENGLISH) Pakistan. “EOBI to register self-employed, home-based workers.” (November 15, 2012). The International News. The Chairman, Employees’ Old Age Benefits Institution (EOBI), Zafar Iqbal Gondal, has requested the working community to register themselves in EOBI for securing their future.   (ESPAÑOL) Costa Rica. “Seguro que cancelan trabajadores independientes aumentó este mes.” (November 13, 2012). YouTube…. Read more »

Home-Based Worker News Oct 22 2012

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Pakistan. Legislation Demanded for Home-Based Women Workers. October 18, 2012. Daily Times. LAHORE: The number of home-based women workers is rising in Pakistan at a rate of 8.91 percent per annum and around 12 millions women are working within the informal sector but they have no legal protection as no legislation has been done for… Read more »

Home-based Worker News Oct 2 2012

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Russia. 100 Vietnamese workers in Russia call for help, police investigate. September 26, 2012. M. Lan. VietnamNet. According to investigators, these people worked for two garment companies – Vinastar and Garizon Open – in Moscow. Specifically, Vinastar recruited more than 100 workers from Vietnam, including 45 from the Construction and Investment JSC No. 1 (HICC1) and… Read more »