BANGKOK (NNT) – Cupboard has authorized a particular association for unlawful migrant staff from neighboring international locations, permitting them to register for 2-year authorized work standing in Thailand, following the case of a brand new COVID-19 outbreak among the many migrant staff’ neighborhood.
Migrant staff from Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar, who’re in Thailand illegally, will be capable of get hold of a 2-year work allow beneath a particular association supplied to assist include the unfold of COVID-19.
Following the brand new COVID-19 cluster in a migrant staff’ neighborhood in Samut Sakhon, some companies using unlawful immigrants, began to let their staff go, whereas different unlawful migrant staff who need to flee to different areas to keep away from prosecution, pose increased dangers of a extra widespread transmission of COVID-19 within the nation.
Deputy Authorities Spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranaku, mentioned in the present day that employers might want to apply on the Division of Employment’s web site on behalf of their staff from fifteenth January to thirteenth February 2021 to acquire particular authorized standing for his or her staff.
The Division of Employment will then ahead the data submitted by the employers to the Ministry of Public Well being to schedule screenings for COVID-19 and different prohibited ailments among the many making use of migrant staff. They may also want to use for 2-year’s medical health insurance. All these processes will price 7,200 baht per individual.
Following these steps, the Ministry of Public Well being and the Ministry of Labor will transmit the candidates’ information to the Ministry of the Inside for the issuance of particular work permits or Pink Playing cards, which can grant profitable candidates two years authorized working standing in Thailand, or till sixteenth February 2023.
The Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha mentioned in the present day that this particular association is an effective alternative for migrant staff to obtain authorized safety, whereas warning that unlawful migrant staff and their staff discovered after this marketing campaign will face extreme prosecution.
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