Thai Authorities Charge 156 Employers Under Migrant Worker Laws

During the first two weeks of July, Thai police charged 156 employers with violating the country's migrant worker laws. The increased crackdown comes in the wake of a move by the Thai government to document all migrant workers in the country by the end of June. After the June 30th deadline, the Thai government formed 113 teams to inspect employers in a variety of sectors. Around two-thirds of those charged were guilty of hiring workers without work permits or other proper work … [Read more...]