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Garment workers from Victoria’s Secret supplier Brilliant Alliance Thai Global filed a complaint yesterday with the National Human Rights Commission at the Government Complex in Bangkok. The complaint follows the charges filed against six labour activists for protesting illegally outside the Government House in Dusit district on October 19. The movement was led by the Triumph International Workers Union as demonstrators demanded compensation of 242 million baht from the government and the Labour Ministry for the 1,388 employees who lost their jobs at a Hong Kong-based lingerie manufacturing firm in Samut Prakan. They were laid off with little or no […]

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Just as well there's a link to the source article - this, and the headline, is like reading comments from a certain poster here where you wonder what was fed into Google Translate.

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242 million between 1,388 employees is a 174,351 baht per employee. No wonder they’re upset at losing their jobs in a country where the minimum daily wage is, according to Google,

The daily minimum wage in the country ranges between 313 Baht (9.4 USD) to 336 Baht (10 USD). And it's average wage is 20,854 Baht (625 USD) a month.

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