The Panamanian Minister of Labor and Workforce Development, Luis Ernesto Carles, and the chairman of board of the International Organization for Migration, Sammie Eddico, addressed various migration issues, including the establishment of a labor migration profile for both domestic and foreigner workers.

Panama migration: New labor migration profile – Gogetit Highlights

* Panama will establish a labor migration profile and ensure labor rights for domestic and foreign after making a formal commitment to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

* With the creation of this profile, it is intended that all workers, both domestic and foreign, can enjoy fair and consistent with their employment wages.

* The main mission of the Ministry of Labor is to ensure that workers are not affected.

In a meeting held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Labor and Workforce Development in Panama, the Minister of Labor, Luis Ernesto Carles, and the Chairman of the Board of IOM, Sammie Eddic, have addressed the immigration issue.

According to information published by El Venezolano website, Minister Carles admitted that Panama, due to its geographical location to open global investment, has national and foreign workers and everyone is entitled to fair wages and access to social security.

This meeting aimed to seek to enforce labor rights, taking on a commitment to the International Organization for Migration. The labor minister said that “we can not allow international jobs underwriters take advantage of charging the salary of a migrant worker and not give migrant workers. This happens in other countries and is not allowed in Panama.”

Meanwhile, the International Organization for Migration, through its representative, offered support to Panama to develop a labor migration profile and in turn, recognized the progress that has materialized the country on this issue, which will be announced in international forums so they can be better utilized.

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