Nestlé​ admits slavery and coercion used in catching its seafood

Today's labour news

Thai electronics firm compensates exploited workers in rare award 2019-12-11 [Reuters]

Nestlé​ admits slavery and coercion used in catching its seafood 2019-11-30 [CBC]

Thai unions call for review of labour laws 2019-11-22 [IndustriALL]

Transport Ministry bows to bus workers' union demand 2019-11-21 [The Post]

Global action for victimised Thai rail workers 2019-11-11 [ITF]

Fishing sector needs a clean slate 2019-11-11 [The Post]

AIRF Urges Thailand to Respect International Labour Standards 2019-10-31 [AIRF Communication Centre]

Better labour inspection cuts abuses in the Thai fishing sector 2019-10-29 [ILO]

Unions in South-East Asia confront Industry 4.0 challenges 2019-10-21 [IndustriALL]

ICT, Electrical and Electronics unions prepare for sustainable future 2019-10-16 [IndustriALL]

Titans of Thai fishing collaborate to tackle slavery 2019-10-10 [Reuters]

Brands probe illegal underpaying of migrant garment workers 2019-09-06 [Ecotextile News]

EXCLUSIVE-Thai garment factory investigated by Starbucks after illegal wages expose 2019-09-05 [Thompson Reuters ]

ILO, Global Unions, Labor Movement, and Human Rights Activist Demand Labour Law Reform and Enforcement To Meet ILO Standards 2019-09-05 [Prachatai]

Migrant workers brave exploitation & unsafe working conditions in Thailand 2019-09-02 [Biz&Human Rights Resource Ctr]

Thai workers demand to increase minimum wage 2019-08-24 [IndustriALL]

Nissan's unions unfazed by jobs cut 2019-07-26 [The Post]

First Young Advocates Round Table at the EI World Congress 2019-07-25 [Education International]

Educators come together to share lessons on democracy 2019-07-25 [Education International]

EI World Congress kicks off in Thailand 2019-07-22 [Education International]

TBank union seeks higher severance payments 2019-07-20 [The Post]

Thai Airways workers union: Plan to acquire 38 new aircraft 'almost impossible to implement' 2019-07-17 [CAPA]

Meet the Thai woman ensuring that your seafood dinner isn't harvested by slaves 2019-07-14 [Mother Jones]

Union takes big step to building aviation workers’ power 2019-07-10 [ITF]

ITF calls on Thai government to implement and enforce C188 and take further steps to ratify ILO Conventions 87 and 98 2019-06-20 [ITF]

Organizing in the textile and garment sector in Thailand 2019-05-21 [IndustriALL]

Fight school: the children of Muay Thai 2019-03-29 [Equal Times]

Thailand Migrant Rights Leader Wins Human Rights Award For more info 2019-03-13 [Solidarity Center]

Migrant workers in Thailand live harsh, but improving, reality 2019-02-17 [Nikkei Asian Review]

Union movement celebrates Hakeem's release 2019-02-13 [ACTU]

Union movement celebrates Hakeem's release 2019-02-12 [ACTU]

BWI calls on Thailand to free footballer Hekeem al-Araibi 2019-02-07 [BWI]

Country ratifies Work in Fishing Convention - first country in Asia to do so 2019-01-31 [ILO]

World Players and FIFA call for urgent solution to al Araibi's unjust detention 2019-01-30 [UNI Global Union]

ACTU calls for an inquiry arrest of Australian foootballer Hakeem al-Araibi 2019-01-23 [SBS]

 VIDEO  ACTU calls for an inquiry into arrest of Australian footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi 2019-01-21 [SBS]

Persecution of union leaders 'shames Thailand'  ActNOW!  2019-01-18 [ITF]

ITF: lifting of Thailand’s yellow card on fishing disturbing 2019-01-10 [ITF]

Global union calls for international support for railway workers  ActNOW!  2019-01-09 [ITF]

MWRN: A Champion for Migrant Worker Rights in Thailand For more info 2019-01-08 [Solidarity Center]

Pressured by Farmers, Israel Delays Deal to Guarantee Pensions for Thai Workers 2018-12-27 [Haaretz]

Rail workers case taken to ILO 2018-12-19 [ITF]

Thai Worker Rights Advocate Wins Human Rights Award For more info 2018-12-13 [Solidarity Center]

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary 2018-12-12 [RFA]

Yano Electronics workers end protest after bonus deal 2018-11-25 [The Naiton]

Israel's forgotten Thai workers 2018-11-24 [BBC]

Olympic 2020 partner Mitsubishi Electric humiliates workers in Thailand  ActNOW!  2018-11-09 [IndustriALL]

Slavery Still Persists in Thai Fisheries 2018-11-03 [Maritime Executive]

Workers Strike for 44th Day after 30 unionists sacked for 'agitating' at Chinese-Owned Garment Factory 2018-10-04 [The Irrawaddy]

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