23 November 2011 Cambodia Workshop Statement

29 Nov 2011   |  Consultations   |  TF-AMW  

The Cambodia Workshop on the Implementation of the 2007 ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ADMW) involved over 80 participants and over 50 civil society organisations (CSOs) working with migrant workers (NG

06 August 2011 Laos Capacity Building Workshop in Xayabuly

06 Aug 2011   |  Consultations   |  TF-AMW  

The role and responsibility of the Lao Federation of Trade Union (LFTU) is to protect the rights of Lao workers who are working inside and outside the country. However, in practice, fulfilling this role has become a challenge. The capacity building worksh

Largest strike in HCM City

31 Jul 2006   |  Consultations   |  TF-AMW  

28 December 2005, around 18,000 Freetrend employees went on strike asking for higher wages.

Additional 1.3 million jobs is target for 2006

31 Jul 2006   |  Consultations   |  TF-AMW  

The socio-economic development plan for 2006 targets sending 80,000 labourers and skilled workers abroad, and reducing the urban unemployment rate to 5.4 percent from 5.5 percent in 2005.