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Fishing industry harnesses technology to fight abuse 2017-12-10 [Global Cause]

Workers group want Thailand to raise daily wages to 700 baht 2017-10-14 [Myanmar Times]

Thailand: auto parts maker Y-Tec fires workers for unionizing 2017-10-10 [IndustriALL]

Thai Public Employees Campaign to Save Jobs, Union Rights For more info 2017-10-04 [Solidarity Center]

Workers fear Thai visa deadline 2017-10-04 [Myanmar Times]

Strike by 500 Myanmar guest workers in Thailand win labour demands 2017-10-04 [Myanmar Times]

Migrant workers face defamation prosecution for reporting workplace exploitation 2017-10-03 [ILRF]

Construction Workers from Myanmar protest for wages in Bangkok 2017-09-13 [Myanmar Times]

Journalist Charged With Sedition for Online Criticism of Junta 2017-08-09 [VoA]

Journalist charged with sedition over online comments 2017-08-09 [Associated Press]

Outspoken anti-junta journalist faces sedition charges 2017-08-09 [The Nation]

World’s Largest Tuna Company Commits to Supply Chain and Labor Reforms 2017-07-28 [Triple Pundit]

Government Delays Migrant Labor Law After Protests 2017-07-07 [VoA]

Migrant Workers Leave in Large Numbers as Thailand Adopts Tough New Labor Rules 2017-07-06 [RFA]

Migrant workers should not be criminalised for reporting abuse’ – watchdog 2017-06-13 [Asian Correspondent]

Burmese migrants charged with defamation after alleging labour abuses in Thailand’s multimillion-pound poultry export industry 2017-06-07 [The Guardian]

No rest for labour rights on International Workers’ Day 2017-05-05 [prachatai]

government skills plan 2017-04-10 [Bangkok Post]

Govt targets small-time fishermen 2017-04-03 [Bangkok Post]

Thailand accused of failing to stamp out murder and slavery in fishing industry 2017-03-31 [Guardian]

ITF welcomes ‘strong’ recommendations for Thai action over forced labour in fishing 2017-03-28 [ITF]

Thai court dismisses labour abuse suit against chicken farm 2017-03-18 [Trust]

Thailand eyed in pet food labour reform 2017-03-17 [Bangkok Post]

Ten activists reprieved for 2007 parliament trespass 2017-03-16 [Bangkok Post]

Embassy of Sweden and Ikea promote paternity leave in Thailand 2017-03-16 [Scandasia]

Empowering Migrant Workers 2017-03-14 [The Maritime Executive]

Hard times for migrant labour in the Thai fishing industry 2017-03-04 [equaltimes.org]

Hard times for migrant labour in the Thai fishingindustry 2017-03-03 [equal times]

BBC journalist faces jail in Thailand over defamation case 2017-03-01 [IFJ]

14 facts about Somyot and his lèse majesté battle 2017-02-28 [Prachatai]

Thailand Urged to Drop Charges against Rights Defenders For more info 2017-02-23 [Solidarity Center]

Thai affiliates follow up ILO complaint with Ministry of Labour 2017-02-16 [IndustriALL]

Thailand Hopes for Upgrade in US Human Trafficking Report 2017-02-06 [JG]

Migrants Push for Better Pay, Benefits at Thai Seafood Firm 2017-01-31 [Irrawaddy]

Migrants petition Thai seafood giant on wages 2017-01-30 [AFP]

Nestlé admits slavery in Thailand while fighting child labour lawsuit in Ivory Coast 2017-01-09 [Guardian]

Migrant worker sues Thai social security office for unfair treatment For more info 2017-01-05 [Human Rights and Development Foundation]

305 baht? Are you kidding? -Hike only 'favours business', not workers 2016-12-30 [Bangkok Post]

Hall heads for Paris but fight for rights goes on 2016-11-13 [The Post]

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, labour activist jailed for lèse majesté, honored by Korean Confederation of Trade Unions KCTU For more info 2016-11-07 [Bangkok Post]

Top court dismisses defamation charges against labor activist Andy Hall 2016-11-03 [Bangkok Post]


Ridiculously small Minimum Wage Increase with January 1st 2017 2016-10-19 [Bangkok Post]

Promises Unmet for Workers in Thai Shrimp Industry 2016-09-26 [Irrawaddy]

Thai court finds British Labour activist guilty of defamation 2016-09-22 [New York Times]

Sign here! Protect Human Rights Defender Andy Hall! 2016-09-21 [ILRF]

Labor Activist Convicted for Reporting Abuses 2016-09-21 [Human Rights Watch]

ETI expresses serious concerns over activist Andy Hall's ‘defamation’ verdict by Thai court 2016-09-21 [ETI]

Workers' rights campaigner Andy Hall found guilty in a shock ruling by Bangkok court 2016-09-20 [Finnwatch]

Court finds UK activist guilty of defamation 2016-09-20 [BBC]

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