Migrant workers' concern over wages in Covid 19 pandemic Business 360

Migrant workers' concern over wages in Covid 19 pandemic

File – Migrant workers returning home at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Photo: RSS

KATHMANDU: Nepali migrant workers have faced problems with wages during Covid 19 pandemic.

It was informed at a Bagmati Province-level conference on migrant workers’ problems organised in the federal capital on Monday.

Dipak Acharya working for the rights of migrant workers viewed that Nepali workers were facing numerous problems including wages. Proper address to this problem is needed, he stressed.

He informed that the Nepali migrant workers were suffering at multiple stages like during time to return home and time to receive remuneration. Similarly, many workers are unable to fly abroad due to lack of money despite having the willingness to foreign job while some are bound to wait for five to six months to get their turn to return home.

Various organisations are working for the welfare of Nepali migrant workers.



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