The employer had been told to pay in cash at the temple where officials from the Department of Employment were waiting to witness the payment but instead he chose to pay, or rather, underpay via bank transfer.
Tuesday, 25 January 2011 19:29 LAWI WENG & RAI MARAOH News - Independent Mon News Agency
A protest of 700 Burmese migrant workers at the V&K Pineapple Canning Company Factory in Ratchaburi, Thailand ended yesterday after reaching an agreement between the employer and the migrant workers, stated the Chiang Mai-based Migrant Assistance Program Foundation (MAP).
More than 1,000 Burmese workers at the Dechapanich Fishing Net Factory in Khon Kaen, Thailand, have been on strike for three days in support of six fellow workers who were fired for taking more than three days leave a month, according to a migrant rights group, the Migrant Assistance Program Foundation (MAP).
Non-government groups that advocate for migrant workers voiced concern yesterday for the safety of 700 Burmese at V&K Pineapple Canning Co factory in Ratchaburi province - after the arrival of about 200 police and troops on Monday afternoon.