An oversees employment bill tabled to the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) for approval introduces a provision that would allow the export of skilled manpower and professional workers. In order to facilitate this, it requires for the establishment of an overseas employment board.
Ethiopian laborers in the coffee sector earn 10 times lower than their counterparts in major coffee producing countries, a new study conducted by the International Labor Organization revealed.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has released its report on “Ending Child Labor, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains”.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Thursday approved a draft to revise the existing Labor Proclamation which has been in place for a decade.
The newly amended Ethiopian labor law, which is initiated by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and currently under review by the parliamentary standing committee, is said to have incorporated provisions that would help protect the basic rights of workers in terms of safe working environment and decent and livable wages, at the time when global rights advocates are increasingly publicizing the so called “exploitative” wages paid to works at newly built industrial park structures.
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