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Thai Union leads in opting for zero recruitment fees policy – a major step towards eliminating potential abuses of labor and human rights welcomed by migrant rights group

28 April 2016, Bangkok, Thailand Darian McBain, Global Director of Sustainable Development Press Release Thai Union Group Public Company Limited (TU), the world’s largest shelf-stable tuna processor and owner of a portfolio of leading global seafood brands, announced today that it will eliminate recruitment fees for all workers in its factories and processing plants, effective… Continue reading Thai Union leads in opting for zero recruitment fees policy – a major step towards eliminating potential abuses of labor and human rights welcomed by migrant rights group

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Untimely and Unwarranted Upgrade in the Trafficking in Persons Report Compromises the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Press Release Untimely and Unwarranted Upgrade in the Trafficking in Persons Report Compromises the Fight Against Human Trafficking  The Malaysian Bar is perturbed by recent news reports suggesting that Malaysia will be upgraded from Tier 3 to Tier 2 Watch List status in the rankings in the imminent 2015 Trafficking in Persons (“TIP”) report prepared… Continue reading Untimely and Unwarranted Upgrade in the Trafficking in Persons Report Compromises the Fight Against Human Trafficking