The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) identified mutual recognition of skills for medium and low-skilled workers, social protection for migrant workers, ethical recruitment and protection of migrant workers throughout the migration cycle as priority for joint actions during the first ACE-ATUC dialogue on 8-9 March 2016 in Bangkok,.. read more →

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) — Cambodia and Saudi Arabia have signed two agreements on the recruitment of Cambodian laborers and maids for working in the Arab country, said a statement released by the Cambodia’s Labor Ministry on Friday. The agreements were inked by Saudi Arabia’s Labor Minister Mofarrej S. Al-Hoquabani and Cambodia’s Labor Minister.. read more →

“The ILO will strengthen work with you social partners to inject social dimension into ASEAN integration” said Mr. Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labor Organization (ILO), in a meeting with ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) leaders on 25 October 2015 in Singapore. This was in response to the challenges of giving decent work.. read more →

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) on 9 December 2015 called on the ASEAN, governments of Member States, ASEAN secretariat, and stakeholders to consider “A Framework for ASEAN Labor Standards and Emerging Principles” in compliance with the ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and Decent Work. read more →

The Migrant Workers’ Rights Network has demanded five conditions from the Thai Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Welfare on Tuesday. read more →