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Wage theft of migrants during
pandemic
Covid-19 crisis increases vulnerability to unpaid wages and benefits for
Nepali workers abroad
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Ramu Sapkota and Upasana Khadka
October 20, 2020 (https://www.nepalitimes.com/latest/wage-theft-of-migrants-during-pandemic/)

Some of the 43 migrant workers who had been stranded and deprived of proper wages in the UAE
collectively filed a complaint with the Department of Foreign Employment when they returned to
Nepal.

H

ari Sharma paid Rs115,000 to Code Manpower in Kathmandu in 2018 for a foodpacking job in Malaysia. When he got there, he was not paid the 1200 Ringgit ($290)
as per his contract, and has not received any payment for the past four months of the
pandemic.
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