BANGKOK, 1 May 2014 — The Ministry of Labour and the Labor Council of Thailand have organized an event to celebrate Thailand’s labour day on Thursday.
The event started with an alms offering ceremony at the RamaV monument early in the morning. All of participants then walked to Sanam Luang where the ceremony to pay homage to His Majesty the King was held.
Representative from labour unions submitted their three-point demand to the government urging the latter to offer better protection on worker’s rights by ratifying the international labor covenants and improving local labor law.
Meanwhile, at the parliament the association of Thai labour unions also held their own event to call for better treatment of workers by authorities and employers.