18,500 Cambodian licensed workers in Song Khla continue to work as normal


SONG KHLA, 18 June 2014 – Song Khla has confirmed that 18,500 Cambodian labourers, continue working legally in the province as normal, while illegal ones have already fled Thailand.

According to Mr.Pairoj Chotisathien, an official from the Song Khla provincial employment office, the center was informed by fishing boat owners in Song Khla that their Cambodian workers who hold legal work permits, are still working for them as normal.

Employers at fisheries in the province have collaborated fully with the office by properly providing work permit arrangements for 18,500 migrant workers on this and previous occasions. The reason that none of their migrant workers decided to return home, is that it was explained to them that there was no problem affecting licensed workers.