JELI’s Newsletter August 2023

Following the election in May, the Pheu Thai Party eventually managed to take the lead in forming the government. In terms of labor rights policies that the Pheu Thai Party has advocated for, many of them remain uncertain in terms of implementation. Therefore, it is essential for the general public to continue monitoring the government and its agendas – to ensure that the party follows through on the promises made to the public.

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May 17, 2024

JELI’s Newsletter May 2023

May has passed, which is considered a significant month because May 1st of every year is International Workers’ Day. Numerous civil society organizations and labor groups organized marches and panel discussions to celebrate this milestone. For platform-based riders, symbolic demonstrations took place in various locations nationwide to demand labor rights and benefits, including fair round-trip compensation, the right to accident insurance, and more.

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May 17, 2024

JELI’s Newsletter December 2022

The year 2022 was behind us! In the last month of 2022, JELI and partners offered a series of training including technological training, “Introducing the CONNECT application developed by the GLP-POWER Project, digital well-being workshop, and campaign design workshop. Between 11 – 13 December 2022, 28 riders from across Thailand learned about labor rights issues, and technological and technical tools necessary for running campaigns, as well as joined the digital and physical well-being workshops to navigate their inner emotion and settle it with peace.

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May 17, 2024

JELI’s Newsletter November 2022

As the New Year approaches, the situation of delivery riders’ rights remains an issue of concern. This past November, rider groups in Bangkok and surrounding provinces came out in protest of Grab’s unfair employment policies, demanding policy changes from the company as well as government assistance and oversight on the matter. The company stated that they would consider the demands and reply within 14 days, but no changes have occurred.

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May 17, 2024
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