In addition, there was also a visit to the second Mae Sot border checkpoint, where the primary worker screening facility will be located.
On 30 November 2021, Thailand's Permanent Secretary of Labour, Boonchob Suttamanaswong, visited Tak Province in preparation for the processes to bring in foreign workers for Thailand employers per the MoUs in place.
He met with Deputy Governor of Tak, and Acting Governor of Tak Province, Somchai Kitcharoenrungroj to discuss the relevant matters. The discussion took place at the Tak Provincial Governor’s Working Room.
Along with the discussion, there was also a visit to the second Mae Sot border checkpoint, where the primary worker screening facility will be located. The Department of Employment’s Deputy Director-General, Orathep Intarasakul, and heads of government agencies under the Ministry of Labour of Tak Province participated in the visit to Mae Sot District.
At the visit, Secretary Boonchob went through the process of bringing in migrant workers to work with domestic employers, according to the MoUs in place. He asked that all employers strictly follow all eight steps to jointly reduce the problem of illegal immigration, prevent human trafficking, and the spread of COVID-19.
“For employers, business establishments or foreign workers who want more information, you can inquire at the Bangkok Employment Office Area 1-10 or the Provincial Employment Office the province that the establishment is located, or at the Ministry of Labour’s hotline, by calling 1506, press 2 for the Department of Employment or the Department of Employment’s hotline on 1694. The hotline provides Cambodian, Myanmar, and English interpreters to recommend next steps,” concluded the Permanent Secretary of Labour.
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