DVB speaks to Liz Hilton of Empower, a group that works to ensure equal rights for sex workers in Thailand.
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First application submitted to labour ministry for the formation of a union awaits approval after half a century of denial of workers’ rights
Will Burmese migrants working in Thailand receive the minimum wage as promised by the new government? And will the Kingdom be ‘flooded’ by migrants or a fear of them?
Malaysia is home to around 500,000 Burmese migrants, less than half of whom have been registered and thus hold a semblance of legal status in the country. Employers of migrant[…]
Malaysia deports three Burmese migrants who complained that company broke contract, while an additional two have since gone missing
A group of Asian labour associations condemn an apparent ‘ruling’ that promises to fire and blacklist workers who participate in industrial action, with new labour laws possible post-election
Burmese migrants facing threats of arrest in Malaysia following US pressure on Kuala Lumpur to eradicate human trafficking
JJ Kim Feb 15, 2010 (DVB)-Thousands of undocumented migrants in Malaysia, many of whom are recognised refugees from Burma, are likely to be arrested in coming weeks following heavy pressure[…]