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6 overseas recruitment agencies shut down after overcharging applicants

BANGKOK, 31 July 2013The Ministry of Labor has revoked business licenses of 6 headhunter companies as they have reportedly overcharged job seekers.  ...

Migrant deal stalls as talks break down

BANGKOK, The signing of a labour employment agreement between Thailand and Myanmar has been postponed indefinitely after the two countries failed to agree...

Labour ministry seeking cabinet approval to legalise 300,000 illegal migrant workers

BANGKOK, Dec 20 - Thailand's Ministry of Labour plans to seek cabinet approval to endorse some 300,000 illegal migrants who failed to go...

Labor Ministry unveiled measures to cope with Euro-zone debt crisis fallout

BANGKOK, 21 June 2012  - The Labor Ministry is planning a set of measures to cope with any fallout from the Euro-zone debt crisis....

Wages of skilled workers to rise by 11-40% in April

BANGKOK, 1 March 2012  - The Central Wage Committee has resolved to increase the minimum wages of 22 professions by up to 40%...

Labor-related agencies mobilize help for flood-hit employees

BANGKOK, 19 October 2011  – Labor-related bodies are mobilizing efforts to relieve hardships of flood-hit employees. Permanent Secretary for Labor Somkiat...

Ministry of Labor: Wage rise of 40% same across the nation

BANGKOK, 15 September 2011 -Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labor, Mr. Somkiat Chayasriwong insisted that the 40% minimum wage rise would be equally...

5.5 million workers entitled to Bt300/day minimum wage

BANGKOK, Sept 6 - Some 5.5 million people working in factories, trade and services sectors are entitled to receive the government's minimum wage of...

More disabled people to be employed by October

BANGKOK, 31 August 2011 -Permanent Secretary for Labor Mr. Somkiat Chayasriwong said 12,000 people with disability could expect to be employed within 26...

Wage panel seeking ways to reduce impact from wage rise policy

BANGKOK, 15 August 2011 – The Central Wage Committee has instructed the Social Security Office to find measures to minimize the effects from the...

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