Policy Responses to COVID-19

Submitted by socpro on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 16:58
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Thailand has initiated a multi-prong package for Thai workers forced to
return from Korea due to the outbreak. This includes: (i) those who are
members of Overseas Workers Fund will be entitled to THB15,000
compensation (also available to member workers who return from other
countries that have announced a Covid-19 outbreak); (ii) the Ministry of
Labor will coordinate with labor offices Korea to make sure that Thai laborers
receive pending wages and benefits (the Department of Employment has
identified over 81,562 domestic jobs for Thai laborers returning from

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