UAE is one of Sri Lanka’s largest trading partners in the Middle East
Sending our workers to a country that is committing war crimes is like sending workers to nazi Germany
Workers are required for agricultural activities in the warring state.
Sri Lanka needs to protect daily wage earners, domestic workers, and allow them to join retirement funds like EPF, ETF
Received $517.4 million in remittances for the month of October, bringing the total to $7.6 billion since May 2022
They rarely see the need for such reintegration as they do not understand the economic and labour market realities.
Sri Lanka cannot be a competitive business hub without adhering to current international labour practices
The study involved surveys of over 550 MSMEs across 10 districts and sector-based interviews, the ILO said.
Sri Lanka has submitted recommendations for a new Employment Act to Legal Draftsman
The new program replaced the politically-motivated Samurdhi scheme
Talks centred on the renewal of the bilateral cooperation on labour migration agreement between the two countries
The world of migration is evolving: We need a fresh approach, one that aligns with the current situation
Foreign Employment ministry to establish migrant worker resource centre in Eastern Province, with NZ grant
Foreign Employment Bureau gives 10,000 dollars to Embassy in Israel to provide facilities to Lankan workers amidst war
The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IM Japan Institute of Japan
“There is a problem with VRS, but that is a general solution.”
Malaysian Foreign Minister will meet Sri Lanka, President, PM, his counterpart
The number of Sri Lankan workers departing for Korea this year has surpassed 5,000, a 44% growth from last year
A gazette announced the hiring of 138 Assistant Superintendents of Customs and 45 Inspectors of Customs.
Sri Lanka must consider how it will navigate changing labour landscape; unions need to face different reality
Objectives include boosting female workforce participation, attracting FDI, and robust social security.
Sri Lanka has more than 1.6 million people with some kind of disabilities
Need to align labor laws with global standards like ILO’s C190 and C180
Sri Lanka's President discussed the importance of finalizing a trade agreement between Sri Lanka and South Korea
Sri Lanka women are kept out of the workforce due to unpaid care work for the children and the elderly
Minister says there are hardly any records on some Sri Lankan migrants