Stopping anti-union discrimination in Thailand

Thailand has one of the lowest unionisation rates in South East Asia. In 2017, the International Work Organisation (ILO) estimated that only 2 per cent of Thai employees were participants of trade unions.

Section 121( 3) of the Thai Work Relations Act 1975 (LRA) states that a company “shall not prevent a worker from ending up being a participant of a labour union …”. These grievances revealed a repetitive pattern: when Thai employees attempted to register work unions, companies promptly rejected the union leaders and active union participants. Subsequently, after Sarit Thannarat confiscated power through a stroke of genius d’etat in 1956, his federal government eliminated the Labour Act as well as made all work unions unlawful. During the Cold Battle duration, the military regimen demonised work union leaders as communists as well as radicals, making traditional Thai culture transform its back on the work unions. The Thai Division of Labour Defense and Well-being’s tripartite Work Welfare Board is equipped to call for firms to provide a special severance pay or give any type of kind of well-being to employees.

Why national politics issues: an understanding from Indonesia’s flood monitoring

Hydrometeorological dangers have actually surpassed hazardous geophysical occasions such as quakes in the last 20 years. While geophysical catastrophes have actually resulted in even more fatalities in Indonesia, hydrometeorological catastrophes have influenced more individuals through injury, displacement, and also residential or commercial property damages. Flooding is the most substantial hydrometeorological threat in Indonesia since it occurs more frequently, impacts even more people and also …

Managing flooding hazards has come to be an emphasis of the catastrophe administration agenda under Jokowi’s administration. Hefty reliance on infrastructure treatment to respond to South Kalimantan flooding is the dominant attribute of Indonesian flooding management. Given that the begin of his period, Head of state Jokowi has actually concentrated on managing flooding threats by specifying flood management policies that rely on massive technological treatments such as large sea dykes, dams, tanks, polders, canals, water passages, as well as river normalisation. The primary method not just potentially ignores social elements but likewise actively covers the political dimension of Indonesia flood administration. Floodings happen since of extreme climate occasions, but they turn right into catastrophes if and also when people as well as areas are left prone.

Indonesian job employees: the mission for labour-protection

Not so long after a viral tweet by an underpaid freelance teacher at Ruangguru, drew attention to the education-based innovation business’s exploitation of trainees, Indonesia saw strikes and also enormous demonstrations from couriers for Shopee, a leading e-commerce startup in South East Asia. Paradoxically, amidst mainstream media attention to the durability of the country’s logistics market …

The long battle of Indonesian job employees has been objected to by systems supported by venture capital titans. Job employees ought to make the most of all channels, especially with social media, to have their needs acknowledged by customers. Raising number of so-called companions consisted of by gig employees of electronic firm businesses is indisputably excellent for government to boost the task production. If the platforms’ workers are categorized as independent contractors, the independent principle of system’s terms of service, which usually conceal unequal stipulations for partners, will be the sole base of the employment arrangement. The second urgency for long-lasting option is introducing a social insurance policy scheme for gig employees.

Art and also artists in society in Indonesia: future stressful

[embed ded content] Art as well as artists have long held a vital position in Indonesian society– in national politics, in movements for social as well as ecological justice, area advancement, education and learning, business layout and contemporary life. After 20 years of huge social change on worldwide as well as local ranges, what function will art and also musicians play in Indonesia’s future?

Launching ARTSEA: art, layout and design in Southeast Asia

New Mandala is pleased to release a new platform ARTSEA, New Mandala’s new system devoted to art, design as well as architecture in Southeast Asia. This web page will certainly be house to diverse collection of posts, video clips, workshops, picture essays and testimonials that check out modern, modern-day and also historic art and architecture, and also its location in society in …

Digital witness and also civils rights: the Nuezca case

In December 2020, a law enforcement agent surrendered himself to authorities to be billed with the murder of a mother and her son in Tarlac province, north of the Philippine

resources Manila. Somewhere else in the world, such an incident would have been an average non-event, showing the typical functioning of the criminal justice system. In …

Human rights organisations direct to tens of thousands of drug-related extrajudicial murders at the hands of police as well as vigilantes, and wrongdoers of these killings are extremely rarely prosecuted, a lot less do they give up and also face up to the legal consequences of their acts. Duterte has actually so far fulfilled initiatives at documenting EJKs with rejection, disinformation as well as toxic attacks against human civil liberties and their supporters, consisting of human rights organisations, courts, the UN special rapporteur as well as the ICC district attorney. Elsewhere in the globe, digital modern technology has currently played a democratising function in the job of recording human legal rights infractions and international criminal offenses and electronic evidence have substantially contributed to making sure liability from criminals. The intersection of human rights and also technology is one of the newest subfields in human civil liberties study. In enhancement, by verifying digital proof produced and also made offered online by particular individuals, human civil liberties supporters are able to use evidence that were not originally produced for campaigning for purposes.