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Workers rally against abrupt factory closure

Company accused of avoiding wage hike

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  • Writer: Penchan Charoensuthipan & Amornrat Mahitthirook
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Over 200 workers of an underwear-making company in Saraburi came out to protest yesterday against the company's abrupt closure of its factory. 

The workers say the company is trying to avoid paying the new daily minimum wage rate of 300 baht.

The workers, all women, submitted a letter to Saraburi governor Thaworn Phrommeechai with the help of Boonsom Thawijit, who is chairman of a labour group in the province.

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