Thai fishermen in Indonesia unpaid of wages helped

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BANGKOK, 15 December 2015 (NNT) – The Department of Labour Protection and Welfare (DLPW) had provided assistance to 159 Thai fishermen working in Indonesia left without pay and excluded other benefits from their employers, the DLPW chief reveals.

The DLPW’s Director-General Pannee Sriyudhsak disclosed that during 1 October to 2 December 2015, DLPW officials were able to help Thai fishery workers on Ambon Island in Indonesia, successfully returning them to Thailand. After returning, the workers were informed of their workers’ rights in accordance to the law.

Read more: NNT

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