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Posts Tagged ‘Thai Labour Solidarity Committee’ (4 found)

Ineffective Protection of Migrant Labour as a Migrant Worker Died Unprotected

Since 2009, a number of migrant workers from Burma have undergone nationality verification process and become legal migrant workers in Thailand. In almost two years of the implementation, the policy has been set out clearly […]

August 15, 2011  •  By Labor rights groups  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rights Groups to Take Case of Myanmar Migrant Work Accident Victim Chained to Hospital Bed to Labour Ministry Demanding Urgent Systems Review

Mr. Charlie Tiyu, a migrant worker from Myanmar who was illegally chained to his bed whilst receiving treatment for a work-related injury last week, is being supported by Thai rights groups tomorrow (7th Feb 2011) to demand compensation from the Social Security Office’s (SSO) Workmen’s Compensation Fund (WCF). After a campaign by the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF), the Immigration Bureau ordered Charlie unchained on 4th Feb 2011 but he remains under custody in the Police General Hospital in Bangkok […]

February 6, 2011  •  By Thai Labour Solidarity Committee, State Enterprise Workers' Relations Confederation, Council of Work and Environment Related Patient's Network of Thailand, and Human Rights and Development Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Migrant Workers Must Be Protected and the Thai Government Must Comply with ILO Convention 19

The Royal Thai Government (RTG) ratified the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Equality of Treatment [Accident Compensation] Convention 1925 (C-19) on 5th April 1968. C-19 requires each member state of the ILO that ratifies this Convention to grant to nationals of any other member states which have also ratified this Convention and who suffers personal injury due to industrial accidents happening in its territory the same treatment in respect of work accident compensation as it grants to its own nationals. This equality of treatment shall be guaranteed to all migrant workers without any condition as to residence. Myanmar also ratified ILO C-19 in 1927 […]

September 21, 2010  •  By State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation, Thai Labour Solidarity Committee and Human Rights and Development Foundation  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter of Concern for the Safety and Security Of Migrant Workers in Thailand

To: The Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva

We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned for the safety of over 2 million migrants from Burma, Cambodia and Laos working in Thailand who may face deportation after 28th February 2010. Over 80% of these migrants originate from Burma and face ethnic and political conflict as well as continuing economic deterioration in their homeland, which is controlled by a military government. […]

February 16, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤