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Migrant workers who work outside their home country are also called foreign workers. They may also be called expatriates or guest workers, especially when they have been sent for or invited to work in the host country before leaving the home country.

Need For Social Partners’ Involvement in Migration Governance in Nigeria

By James Eustace In 2019, report indicated that Nigeria has about 1.3 million (IOM 2019), and unofficial report said about 15 million Nigerians living outside, and over 1.4 million foreigners living in Nigeria (PWC, UN 2016). Majority of migrant workers suffer and are neglected mainly in the informal economy, they …

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NAASC, ILO, EU Partners On Social Protection Framewotk

The National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) in cooperation with the International Labour Organization and the European Union is launching the project: “Strengthening and Expanding the National Social Registry (NSR) as a shock-responsive social protection system in Nigeria”. Designed for an initial period of 12 months, the project brings a …

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Protection of Migrant Workers Rights in the Context of COVID-19: Workers Perspective

By James Eustace   For us as Workers and the Trade Unions that represent the working people irrespective of status, our primary responsibility is the collective struggle for better working conditions and welfare, the defense and protection of both the human and labour rights of all workers, especially the most …

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