The ministry said all migrant workers in the fishing industry have to register themselves to receive a proper work permit before March 31, as presently there are only 47,000 registered migrant workers in the fisheries sector, Thai National News Bureau repo Read More
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Civic groups are demanding stronger legal help for migrant workers after finding their access to labour rights is still being "limited" by the practices of Southeast Asian countries. The Asean Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, known as the Cebu Declaration, was ratified by Asean members in the Philippines' province of CebRead More
PHUKET: The deadline for illegal migrant workers to register in Phuket has been extended until the end of August, officials confirmed yesterday.
According to the original schedule, the registration was to have finished by the end of July (story here).
Launched in April, the registration campaign is part of a nationwide push to legalize unregistered migrants from Mya
Over 960,000 foreign migrant workers have registered with the Labour Ministry since April 1 and the number is expected to surpass one million as the deadline for registration ends today.
According to the Labour Employment Department, altogether 965,203 migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have registered since April 1 until July 27th.Read More
PHUKET: Immigration officials are calling on employers of illegal migrant workers to register their employees before a grace period ends this month.
"At least 20,000 foreign laborers, predominantly Myanmar nationals, have registered at Phuket's 'one-stop center' since it began accepting applications on April 1, so they can be properly registered and issued with work permits,&rd