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Cambodian worker alleges Thai police of humiliating treatment, abuse

A Cambodian migrant worker has alleged that he and dozens of fellow migrants were arrested, beaten, stripped naked and shaved bald by Thai police, who then extorted money from them just because they did not have the correct location on their working visas. The allegation is ...

After brawl, workers can go

Cambodian workers seeking to leave a seafood factory in Thailand following a lethal brawl with counterparts from Myanmar were given their passports and salaries on Monday, a representative said. Phon Jam said 800 Cambodian workers at the Siam International Food Co Ltd factory in Songkhla province ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061456796/National-news/after-brawl-workers-can-go.html

Staff to Come Home After Thai Factory Brawl

Half of the of the 600 Cambodian workers at Siam International Food Co. Ltd.’s factory in Thailand are planning to return home following a mass brawl in which two workers were killed last week, a factory employee said yesterday. A Cambodian and a Burmese worker died ...

Man’s death prompts Thai factory walkout

More than 800 Cambodian workers in Thailand were scared to return to work and some had fled their homes yesterday following the violent death of a co-worker outside their factory in Songkhla province on Monday, their representative said. Phan Chem said workers wanted the Cambodian embassy ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060756653/National-news/mans-death-prompts-thai-factory-walkout.html

Two Killed in Brawl at Thai Seafood Factory

A Cambodian man and a Burmese man were killed on Monday in a mass brawl that broke out between hundreds of migrant workers at a seafood factory in Thailand, a worker and a government official said yesterday. Fighting allegedly broke out between workers at Siam International ...

Questions raised over migrant worker death

Authorities are investigating the death of a Cambodian worker that took place on Monday outside a factory in Thailand’s Songkhla province, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman said yesterday. Phan Chem, a representative of Cambodian workers at Siam International Food Co said a 19-year-old worker ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060656619/National-news/questions-raised-over-migrant-worker-death.html

Agreement reached at Thai seafood factory

A conclusive settlement has been reached in the long-running dispute between a Thai seafood factory and its Cambodian employees, Cambodian ambassador to Thailand You Ay said yesterday. Rights groups and workers at the Phatthana Seafood factory in Thailand’s Songkhla province, which employs 1,050 Cambodians, have accused ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051756221/National-news/agreement-reached-at-thai-seafood-factory.html

Thai Seafood Factory Receives Glowing Review

Thai police investigating allegations of myriad labor violations at a seafood factory employing hundreds of Cambodian migrant workers have given the facility a clean bill of health. A report last week by a Cambodian NGO, the Community Legal Education Center (CLEC), based on interviews with workers ...

Walmart Denies Link to Factory Tied to Abuse of Cambodians

Mega U.S. retailer Walmart has denied allegations that it buys food products from a Thai seafood factory accused of trafficking and mistreating Cambodian workers. In a report released on Tuesday, the Cambodian Legal Education Center (CLEC), which has sent staff to investigate the Phatthana Seafood Co. ...

Strikes break out in wake of wage policy

Two strikes have broken out at large processing companies in the past week as employers respond to the government’s minimum wage policy with what workers say are cutbacks in conditions. Almost all the 800 Cambodian workers who staged industrial action at a seafood company in Songkhla ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/288647/strikes-break-out-in-wake-of-wage-policy

Strikers claim shots fired

Police threatened workers and fired shots into the air as a dispute involving about 800 Cambodian workers at Phatthana Seafood Co Ltd in Thailand’s Songkhla province escalated yesterday, a workers’ representative said. Sok Sorng said “many police” had threatened workers with guns as more than 1,000 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012041055531/National-news/strikers-claim-shots-fired.html

Strike at seafood giant

About 800 Cambodian workers in Thailand went on strike yesterday against a major global seafood exporter they accuse of exploiting them. The factory, which has been identified by workers and rights groups as Phatthana Seafood Co Ltd in Thailand’s Songkhla province, allegedly scrapped a 20 baht ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012040955512/National-news/strike-at-seafood-giant.html

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