Current Labour Issues in Thailand

by Patchanee Kumnak, December 2019 General social context of Thailand Economic development is slowing down  Factories closed down as economy is slowing down. Employers apply the labour law allowing enforcing 75% of salary. They also lay off workers in garment, automobile, electronics, electric appliances, chemical products sectors and so on. Around 44,000 workers are laid…

Repatriation of Praphan Pipithnamporn violates principle prohibiting refoulement

Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) is deeply concerned over the arrest and repatriation of Praphan Pipithnamporn, a political dissident from Thailand, by the Malaysian Government. We condemn the Malaysian Government for behaving like an accomplice of the Thai military junta in suppressing dissents and limiting democratic space. It has been reported that Praphan Pipithnamporn has applied…