Migrant workers create new duties
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Small industries and the private sector in general are still struggling to come to terms with the government's 300-baht minimum daily wage implemented nationwide on Jan 1, with many companies forced to close or cut staff to keep afloat.
Cambodian Ambassador to Thailand You Aye, left, and Labour Minister Padermchai Sasomsap, third from left, do arm exercises prior to a recent meeting in Bangkok.
But a 300 baht a day wage has proved attractive enough to create an influx of migrant workers, according to a labour expert.