Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) Urges its Supply Chain Partners to Protect Rights of Migrant Workers under the Pandemic

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC), one of the largest semiconductor firms worldwide, has announced the statement “Supply Chains Partners Should Ensure the Human Rights Protection During the Pandemic” on 26th July, which particularly centred on the rights of migrant workers being employed by its subsidiaries and partner firms. The management guidance on migrantContinue reading “Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) Urges its Supply Chain Partners to Protect Rights of Migrant Workers under the Pandemic”

Backing Down from the Zero-Payment Policy – Indonesian Government Introducing New Finance Plan for Migrant Workers

To prevent Indonesian workers from being employed abroad be debt-bonded, in the past few months, the Indonesian government had held formal conversations with the destination countries’ governments that are recruiting Indonesian workers as blue-collar migrant workers, such as Hong Kong and Taiwan. Jakarta has introduced a zero-payment policy that requires foreign employers, instead of IndonesianContinue reading “Backing Down from the Zero-Payment Policy – Indonesian Government Introducing New Finance Plan for Migrant Workers”

HRC research project with British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)on the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts – National Research Consultants for the case study on Bahrain

مشروع بحثي لاستشارات البحوث الانسانية (HRC) والمعهد البريطاني للقانون الدولي والقانون المقارن حول محددات جهود مكافحة الإتجار بالبشر استشاريين وباحثين وطنيين لدراسة حالة البحرين *Arabic translation below الترجمة العربية أدناه The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) is implementing a research project on the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts. This project aims at answeringContinue reading “HRC research project with British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)on the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts – National Research Consultants for the case study on Bahrain”

Celebrating the Establishment of the Second Migrant Fishermen’s Union in Taiwan

After two years of preparation, Keelung Migrant Fishermen Union (KMFU), the second migrant fishermen’s union in Taiwan, was successfully established on 7th February 2021. Various stakeholders, attended the press conference to celebrate the grand establishment of this union. Including legislators, officers from the National Immigration Agency, and the representatives from NGOs such as the TaiwanContinue reading “Celebrating the Establishment of the Second Migrant Fishermen’s Union in Taiwan”

New Project – Labour Supply Chain Mapping for Plan International SAFE Seas project

HRC will start working with Plan International on the consultancy assignment of “Labour Supply Chain Mapping for Indonesia and Foreign Fishing Vessels”, as part of the SAFE Seas (The Safeguarding Against and Addressing Fishers’ Exploitation at Sea) Project.  The SAFE Seas Project focuses on improving enforcement to combat labor exploitation and decreasing the social constructsContinue reading “New Project – Labour Supply Chain Mapping for Plan International SAFE Seas project”