A new article published in the Bangkok Post details some of the ongoing challenges for migrant seafood workers in Thailand, despite significant attention to the labor situation over the last few years. Research by the he Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Coalition in Thailand indicates that many seafood workers struggle to feed themselves with inadequate levels of compensation. Thai labor law mandates a daily minimum wage, but not a monthly minimum - as a result, daily earnings oftentimes fail to amount to a living wage. In addition, women seafood workers earn as much as one third the income of male counterparts.
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