Dialogues with the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers (ACMW) and Governments of ASEAN Member States, lobbying of governments on key priority issues and promotion of services to migrant workers and their employers highlighted the key areas of joint actions between the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) in their.. read more →

A new digital platform helps migrant workers resolve their inquiries and complaints about working overseas. 18 December 2018 – To provide migrant workers greater access to justice, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) relaunched the ATUC Information System (ATIS) for Migrant Workers during the International Migrants Day. “ATIS helps migrant workers resolve their inquiries and.. read more →

His Excellency Kung Phoak, Deputy Secretary General for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC), appreciated the role of the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) in representing the concerns of workers in a dialogue at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on 13 December 2018. In response to the presentation of the ATUC Bali Declaration, DSG Kung emphasized.. read more →

After months of deliberation, Nepal and Malaysia have reached closer to a landmark deal as both the governments have agreed on a draft of the labour agreement that will relieve Nepali workers from paying fees for jobs in Malaysia. The upcoming agreement will be the first such deal between the countries in 14 years of.. read more →

2018 Sep 13
September 13, 2018

Thailand to legalise illegal fish workers

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Thailand would soon start legalising thousands of illegal Myanmar workers in its fishing industry as a first step to the signing of an agreement to provide more workers for the business, which is struggling with a labour shortage. This arrangement was reached when Thai Labour Minister Adul Sangsingkeo visited Myanmar on August 16, said U.. read more →