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By Paweena Ninbut |
<p>Because of bureaucratic impediments, foreign migrant workers are often unable to get social security cards and obtain access to the Thai public health care system.</p>
By Seoung Nimol  |
<p>More and more Cambodian workers are coming to Thailand to look for work and many start families here. Those having children often face discrimination and financial challenges when trying to access health care services.</p>
By Seoung Nimol |
<p>Despite Thailand&#39;s long-standing commitment to a policy of <a href="">Education for All (EFA)</a> which allows stateless and migrant children to attend public schools, the children of illegal and impoverished Cambodian labourers are still being denied an education.</p>
By Paweena Ninbut |
<p>The long and ongoing fight between the Migrant Workers Rights Network (MWRN) and the Thai government over the right to form a union is still not over. What changes could help ensure ethical workplace practices and improve the quality of migrant workers&rsquo; lives?</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Eastern Relation of Labour Group staged a protest caravan on Sunday (28 August) to demonstrate against the new Labour Relations bill.&nbsp;The group was intercepted by police and and a group of unidentified men who damaged their cars.</p>
By Kanchanaphorn Teeruk, Veeraphattra Siangyen |
<p>A peek at the lives of road sweepers in Bangkok, and their work on the streets of the capital city of a country that is ranked top in the world in road fatalities. We look at safety policies and the rewards for risking danger on the day that Thai society woke up to road safety, and when road sweepers lose their lives every year.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>To celebrate Labour Day last&nbsp;Sunday (1 May), the Workers&rsquo; Union marched from Ratchaprasong Intersection to the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre to call for labour rights and fair treatment for workers in every sector.</p>
By Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) |
<p>Labour Court Region 5 revoked the decision of the Committee of the Employee Assistance Fund that denied migrant workers access to the Fund, the Court ruling that &ldquo;the legal status of the employee not to be invoked to rule out their access to the Employee Assistance Fund&rdquo;</p>
By Lanna Project and the Northern Labour Network |
<p>Kyin Nyunt and Moe Hseng are migrant workers and single mothers who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic and, receiving no assistance from the Thai government, are struggling to survive.</p>
By Nutcha Tantivitayapitak |
<p>When the state locked down workers&rsquo; camps without providing assistance to camp residents, the volunteer network &lsquo;No One Cares&rsquo; was born.</p>
By Migrant Working Group |
<p>On 6 January 2022, prosecutors have&nbsp;prosecuted Thanaphon Wichan, a labor union activist from her attampt to give a Labour Minister a petition calling for assistance for labours amidst&nbsp;the pandemic. The&nbsp;court allowed her to post bail on own recognizance.</p>