Saturday, 1 December 2012

Myanmar migrants will definitely receive the minimum wage?

The Pattaya Mail reports:
Myanmar migrant workers who have already passed the nationality verification process are entitled to receive Thailand’s Bt300 minimum wage, the same rate as Thai workers under Thai law, according to Vice Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Anusorn Kraiwatnussorn. Mr Anusorn said after meeting with visiting Myanmar Deputy Minister for Labour Myint Thein that he told Myint Thein to inform the Myanmar workers who wanted to work legally in Thailand that they would definitely receive Bt300 minimum wage, the same rate as Thai workers.
According to ministry's figures, more that 565,000 Myanmar migrant workers have registered for nationality verification, more than 473,000 have been verified while nearly 92,000 are waiting to go through the procedure.

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