Surachai told DVB that migrant fishermen are frequently threatened by Thai authorities and bosses if they raise their concerns.
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Burmese migrant workers in Japan, the world’s third largest economy, will have greater representation when an office of the Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation (MOEAF) opens in Tokyo in April.[…]
The Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation (MOEAF) said it will take action against employment agencies that do not assist in resolving issues and problems faced by the migrant workers they[…]
Jan 22, 2010 (DVB), Burmese migrant workers are waiting with concern over the new National Verification Programme which will seek to register the millions of migrant workers currently in Thailand.[…]
Nov 6, 2009 (DVB), Hundreds of Burmese migrant workers in a Thai border town have filed a lawsuit against their employers for allegedly failing to pay salaries, a migrant organisation[…]
Apr 1, 2009 (DVB), Two Thai-based organisations have urged the United Nations to provide assistance to Burmese migrant workers in Thailand whose labour rights were being denied by their employers.[…]
Jan 16, 2009 (DVB), About 200 Burmese migrant workers have been forced to go into hiding in the jungle after Thai authorities raided their campsite in a bamboo forest near[…]
Dec 18, 2008 (DVB), Fifteen Burmese migrants have been jailed for more than four years for working in Bangkok with fake permits, but the Thai boss who issued the permits[…]
Dec 16, 2008 (DVB), At least eight Burmese migrant workers were killed and eight others injured yesterday when the truck they were travelling in overturned in Kanchanaburi province in Thailand.[…]
Dec 19, 2007 (DVB), Burmese migrant worker associations based in the Thai towns of Mae Sot, Bangkok and Phan Nga held events yesterday to commemorate international migrants' day. In the[…]
Dec 6, 2007 (DVB), Eighty Burmese migrant workers in the Thai border town of Mae Sot donated blood yesterday in honour of the Thai king's 80th birthday. The Irrawaddy Migrants'[…]