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Illegal Foreign Workers face Deportation, Thailand warns

Thailand’s Ministry of Labour warned foreign workers to finish the legalisation process before the deadline on June 30, or “aliens who fail that process will be deported and banned from holding a work permit for two years.”

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PM presses Foreign Laborers to complete Registry Process by Deadline

BANGKOK, June 18 (NNT) - The Thai government has reminded foreign laborers to verify their nationality and complete the authorization process for working in Thailand by June 30, reiterating that employees and employers will face legal action if they miss the deadline.
Date: 18 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Tee Soon Hin v Perbadanan Pengurusan Pantai Panorama Condominum

Date: 11 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1347 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Danny Tan Wei Keong v Hanjin Shipping Line (M) Sdn Bhd

Date: 08 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1330 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Norhayati Binti Sulaiman v Shell Malaysia Limited

Date: 08 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1320 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Maria Hastuti Binti Bachtiar v Malaysian Airline System Berhad

Date: 07 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1314 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

DOLE to Employers: observe Pay Rules for Eid'l Fitr Holiday

MANILA, June 13 (PNA) - Private sector workers who will report to work on Friday, June 15, Eid’l Fitr or end of Ramadan, a regular holiday, will receive 200 percent of their regular pay, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.
Date: 13 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Wedding Company fined $100,000 for Worker's Death

A wedding services company was fined $100,000 for the lapses that led to the death of a worker who fell from the top of a wedding dais after fixing some linen cloth to the ceiling.
Date: 12 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Hamdan Bin A Rahman v AmGeneral Insurance Berhad

Date: 08 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1334 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Quek Yean Nee v Hannover Rueck Se Malaysian Branch

Date: 07 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1311 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Mohd Shafiq Helmi Bin Sohari v Next Logistics Sdn Bhd

Date: 06 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1298 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Kesatuan Pekerja-Pekerja Canon Opto (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Canon Opto (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Date: 06 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1285 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Yap Hock Seng v Puncak Banyan Management Corporation

Date: 06 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1284 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Kesatuan Pekerja-Pekerja Perkilangan Perusahaan Makanan v Malayan Flour Mills Berhad (Lumut Plant)

Date: 04 June 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1259 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Proclamation declaring 22 June 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Pagadian

Proclamation declaring 22 June 2018, as a special (non-working) day in the City of Pagadian, in order for the people of the Pagadian to celebrate the 49th Charter Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 512
Date: 04 June 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 512; Source: Official Gazette

Well Prepared Regulation needed before recruiting Foreign Lecturers: Lawmaker

Jambi, Apr 30 (ANTARA News) - A leading lawmaker has asked the government to carry out a study and issue a well prepared regulation before recruiting foreign lecturers for Indonesian universities.

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Businesses urged to comply with May 1 Minimum Wage Increase

All businesses and factories in Laos are required to increase the minimum wage from the present 900,000 kip to 1.1 million kip a month as of May 1 in a bid to improve workers’ standard of living.

Government approves Minimum Wage Increase Government vows to bolster Workers’ Rights Minimum Wage Hike still Problematic more

Workers call for Passage of New Occupational Safety Law

Workers and labour advocacy groups are calling for the immediate passage of the new Occupational Safety and Health Law, which has been under discussion in parliament committee for over six years now.

House okays Higher Pension for Veterans Government makes it Official: Basic wage is K4800 Government drafting Policy on exporting Maids more

DOLE to Employers: observe Pay Rules for Eid'l Fitr Holiday

MANILA, June 13 (PNA) - Private sector workers who will report to work on Friday, June 15, Eid’l Fitr or end of Ramadan, a regular holiday, will receive 200 percent of their regular pay, the Department of Labor and ...

Proclamation declaring 22 June 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Pagadian Proclamation declaring 29 June 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Koronadal CA reinstates 2 PNP Executives linked to Courier Deal more

Wedding Company fined $100,000 for Worker's Death

A wedding services company was fined $100,000 for the lapses that led to the death of a worker who fell from the top of a wedding dais after fixing some linen cloth to the ceiling.

Jurong Shipyard fined S$230,000 for Safety Lapses resulting in Worker's Death Bangladeshi Worker entitled to Overtime Pay Government accepts National Wages Council Recommendations for 2018/2019 more

Illegal Foreign Workers face Deportation, Thailand warns

Thailand’s Ministry of Labour warned foreign workers to finish the legalisation process before the deadline on June 30, or “aliens who fail that process will be deported and banned from holding a work permit ...

PM presses Foreign Laborers to complete Registry Process by Deadline MOL to allow Migrant Workers to work in 12 Occupations currently reserved for Thais Cabinet approves Legislation on Forced Labor Prevention more

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PM Prayut: Death Penalty is Legitimate and most People agree

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Government welcomes Opinions about Implementation of Thailand 4.0 Policy

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On World Refugee Day, De Lima files Bill to protect Refugees and Stateless Persons

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MoF invites Feedback on proposed changes to the Income Tax Act

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Labor Ministry aims to find Jobs for 100,000 Unemployed Graduates

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Ex-President Aquino sued over DAP Mess

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Duterte appoints CA, Sandiganbayan Associate Justices

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Panelo on Sereno ouster: ‘The Law may be harsh, but it is the Law’

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Carpio to decline Nominations as Next CJ

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SC begins Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

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PCC to draft List of Fair Competition Violators

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Government announces New MIC Appointments, U Thaung Tun as New Chair

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Laos, Vietnam strengthen Digital Cooperation

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Special Committee to monitor Prices after Zero GST

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