This brief aims to advise Thai suppliers and global brands and retailers, and inform a broader audience, regarding the impact of workforce reductions on foreign migrant workers in Thailand, especially MoU workers hired through the formal recruitment process governed by bilateral agreements between Thailand and other countries. It provides an analysis of the legal scope of the obligations of employers to separating MoU employees, the conditions under which MoU workers are permitted to remain in Thailand to find new employers, a review of recent worker reported situations and concerns, and recommendations for more responsible management of separations, including layoffs, when workforce reductions cannot
be avoided.

Responsible Management of Workforce Reduction in Thailand in the Covid-19 Environment-Issara Institute Thailand team 2020 DOWNLOAD

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