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Thailand Labor Program 2021

duration: 1 year (From 1 February 2021 to 31 January 2022)
budget: not communicated

Project description
To further promote international labor standards and protections in Thailand, the Center will leverage global trade union networks and international mechanisms including global framework agreements (GFAs), and 1) support and strengthen efforts by its partners to organize and bargain collectively, and protect themselves from anti-union and other retaliatory measures; and 2) support and intensify efforts by migrant workers to organize, build their capacity to access social benefits and protections, and file complaints and cases through the legal system for remedies from labor rights violations.

Objective 1: To strengthen and expand organizing efforts to reach larger numbers of workers in diverse sectors of the economy and protect their labor rights

Objective 2: To support outreach and social media strategies to assist migrant workers to overcome discrimination and access social benefit and protections