Poll: People worried about jobless
- Published: 16 Nov 2012 at 12.16
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Nearly half of the people polled were concerned that workers would be laid off because of the impact of the 300 baht daily minimum wage nationwide policy, Nida Poll reported on Friday.
Nida Poll of the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) conducted a survey on “Impact of Wage Hike Policy” from Nov 14-15, seeking opinions from 1,247 people nationwide.
The pollster said 48.04% of the respondents were worried that because of the wage hike, manufacturers would lay off Thai workers and turn to hiring foreign workers whose wages are lower.
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