Migrant workers told to register or face deportation

Posted by jaypee 334 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — All migrant workers in the fishing industry are required to register by the end of this month, the Ministry of Labour has announced.

The ministry said all migrant workers in the fishing industry have to register themselves to receive a proper work permit before March 31, as presently there are only 47,000 registered migrant workers in the fisheries sector, Thai National News Bureau reported. 

Labour Ministry Inspector-General Ananchai Uthaipathaanacheep said the fisheries sector employed 146,000 migrant workers in 2016 and their work permits will expire soon.