The government's policy to increase the minimum wage to 300 baht nationwide in January is expected to cause an influx of migrant labourers, civil rights advocates said yesterday.
About 300 workers rally on Ratchadamnoen Avenue yesterday before submitting a letter to theUNin Bangkok, calling for better labour protection measures. The mobilisation was part of the ‘‘World Day for Decent Work’’ campaign. PATTANAPONG HIRUNARD
Promboon Panitchpakdi, executive director of Raks Thai Foundation, said he had no confidence in the nationality verification process for migrant workers, despite the Labour Ministry's aim to complete it by Dec 15.