March 23, 2018 at 13.30, Mrs.Petcharat Sinauy, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labor Was the president of the public hearing, listen to stakeholder comments to cooperate with relevant agencies such as fisheries operators, government representatives, NGOs, and academics about 200 people in Samut Sakhon Province, said that the meeting to listen to this opinion to hear from all sectors, all units in the area, fishery operators, including non-governmental organizations working closely with fishing labor that can give ideas, guidelines for the drafting of the Fisheries Labor Act BE … .. for the benefit of all parties. It represents the commitment of the international community to the efforts of all parties to tackle and improve working conditions in the Thai fisheries sector in line with international standards.
Mrs. Petcharat added that “The Working Group has adopted the principles of ILO Convention No. 188 on Fisheries. The drafting of the Fisheries Labor Act BE …. The main idea is that fisheries in each country are different. There are flexible provisions to allow countries to consult with fisheries operators and fisheries workers in order to have a common understanding and lead to the amendment of the bill in accordance with the context of Thai society and the best practice for all parties. “
The Ministry of Labor has opened the hearing on the Draft Fisheries Labor Act BE …. https://www.mol.go.th. From March 19 to April 2, 2018, the recommendations will be revised to be suitable for the Cabinet’s approval.