The acting gender minister, Alice Johnson Howard, has called for acts of trafficking in persons to be treated as a serious crime alongside rape and other unbailable offenses.
The United Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking-in-Persons, John Cotton Richmond, has met with a diverse group of Liberian stakeholders to discuss the fight against the crime.
A Liberian delegation is currently in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 108th session of the International Labor Conference.
Firestone workers have agreed to end their protest for higher wages following an intervention from the Ministries of Justice and Labour, and the Margibi County Legislative Caucus.
The Ministry of Labor has announced the start of a joint-nationwide labor inspection.
The new minister of labor, Moses Kollie, has committed his leadership to vigorously enforcing the 2015 Decent Work Act and other policies governing the sector.
A 35-year-old man known as Moses Kollie died while excavating gravel on Abidjan, one of Sand Beach’s gold fields.
The Liberia Revenue Authority says it is investigating a Global Witness’ report that logging companies in the country owe US$$25 million in unpaid taxes.