Myanmar dispatched over 234,000 MoU employees to Thailand final yr, in accordance with the Labour Division.
The variety of MoU employees has elevated although the factories confronted the shutdowns as a result of market restrictions brought on by the violations of human rights within the marine product factories in Thailand. As a result of shutdown of factories, some Myanmar migrant employees turn out to be jobless and go residence.
The variety of MoU employees who left for Thailand reached 31,828 in 2014, 52,765 in 2015, 97,998 in 2016, 145,161 in 2017 and over 150,000 in 2018.
U Moe Kyaw, head of YaungchiOo Labour Affairs Workplace mentioned: “There are greater than 400 factories and crops in Mae Sot. Along with the factories, greater than 250,000 Myanmar migrant employees are working in building websites, farming, housemaid providers and outlets. Thai authorities has fastened 310 baht for a eight-hour working day in Mae Sot. Myanmar migrant employees from round 5 factories earn their salaries totally. However Myanmar migrant employees from different factories and work websites get 150-200 baht solely. Additionally they face the violations in well being and social affairs.”
Myanmar employees migrant principally to Thailand with greater than 4 million employees.
On common, Myanmar formally sends 800-1000 MoU employees to Thailand through Myawady border gate a day. However many employees return to Myanmar as some job companies don’t ship them to the worksites agreed below the contract.