New deadline for foreign workers
The Cabinet Tuesday gave the green light to a Labour Ministry proposal for the nationality verification of foreign migrant workers to be extended until April 15, according to Labour Minister Phadermchai Sasomsap.
He said that with the relaxation, the 266,677 workers from Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia who failed to pass the verification before the December 15 deadline could now live and work in Thailand until the new deadline.
During this extended period, the workers and their employers are required to submit the necessary documents to complete the verification process, said the labour minister.
The relaxation retroactive from December 15.