1 06, 2016

Research series: Recruitment costs

2020-01-30T19:17:14+08:00June 1st, 2016|Articles, Facts, research, analysis|

The great majority of transnational migrant workers pay money in order to obtain jobs in other countries. The charges are often exorbitant. Most of the money goes to middlemen: agents in their own country or in destination countries, local recruiters and training centres (which often function as middlemen institutions). Some money may also be paid

30 10, 2015

Caretakers and domestic workers: Taiwan splits the job

2019-08-30T16:32:23+08:00October 30th, 2015|News, News Flash|

TWC2 has recently learned from a migrant worker organisation in Taiwan that the regulations there make a clear distinction between a domestic worker and a caretaker. The job of domestic workers is to look after young children. They are employed by families with at least one child under the age of six and are forbidden to

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