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Gen. Adul ordered to investigate and help the victim who was tricked into a fishing boat

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          Mrs.Petcharat Sinauy, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labor as a spokesperson for the Ministry of Labor revealed after a meeting of the Ministry of Labor’s Labor Force Center today (Mar 28, 2019) that General Adul, Ministry of Labor has urged the Ministry of Labor to monitor and assist Thai workers to be tricked into working on fishing boats for 15 years. The name is Mr. Thalurng Yongpukiew, 54, from Uttaradit. He went to work in another province before being asked by the Thai recruiter to work as a fishing boat worker in 2002 by agreeing to pay a monthly salary of 8,500 baht, provided that they allow him to go back once a month. Then the recruiter took Mr. Thalang and 10 other workers, both Thai and Myanmar traveled to Phang Nga by boat at night. Working conditions are working on a large fishing boat, trawling the whole day and night, no time off work, no holidays, employers provide limited 3 meals, and have seized ID card from the boat. Later, in September or October 2017, there was a small boat to receive Mr. Thalurng with 20 fishing crews returning to Phang Nga province at night to replace the new fishing crew. On the shore, Mr. Thalurng and other crews dispersed without paying any money or any other money. Include time on fishing boats for 15 years.

          Mrs Petcharat said officials from the Ministry of Labor visited the home of Mr. Thalurng. The Department of Labor Protection and Welfare has assigned the Department of Labor Protection and Welfare to provide protection under labor protection law, exploitation, human trafficking, or other issues. associated The Department of Employment is coordinating professional assistance. Labor Minister also assigned the Social Security Office to take care of the social security system. If he wants to be insured. It also enjoined all units in the Ministry of Labor to integrate systematically. Relevant staff must check the information around to provide assistance and remedies to victims of illegal labor to live and have good quality of life.

          If you find clues for forced labor, or illegal employment, please call the Ministry of Labor 1506 Press 3 Department of Labor Protection and Welfare.