Discrimination against workers standing up for their rights in Burma’s garment industry was highlighted this month after a union leader was fired at a factory supplying fashion brand H&M.
A group of Burmese workers who accused their Thai former employer of forcing them to work under slave-like conditions have been awarded $48,600 in compensation.
The arrest of thousands of Burmese migrants in Thailand over the last 10 days is linked to the end of the “pink card” registration period, say migrant rights groups.
As former workers at a poultry farm in Thailand’s Lopburi Province come forward with allegations of abuse, major Thai food exporters are moving quickly to allay concerns about their supply…
Burmese migrants working for a Thai seafood company will receive a share of a US$1.3 million payout after striking en masse.
Thai police and a labour rights group have rescued 74 Burmese migrants, including children, from a factory in Mahachai, near Bangkok.