GoodElectronics Thailand annual meeting report

GoodElectronics Thailand (GET) organized its annual meeting among affiliated members at the Thai Confederation of Trade Union (TCTU) Office in Rayong Province on January 16 and 17. The purpose of the meeting was to work on a summary report on the activities funded by GoodElectronics in 2015, to report on the labour situation in Thailand and to come up with new proposed activities & budget for 2016.

GoodElectronics Thailand annual meeting report

GoodElectronics Thailand (GET) organized its annual meeting among affiliated members at the Thai Confederation of Trade Union (TCTU) Office in Rayong Province on January 16 and 17. The purpose of the meeting was to work on a summary report on the activities funded by GoodElectronics in 2015, to report on the labour situation in Thailand and to come up with new proposals for activities and budget for 2016.

9 organisations participated, representing factory-based unions and labour rights groups.

In 2015 GET:
-supported a series of training workshops, strengthening trade unions in the North, Rangsit Area and The Eastern Seaboard Region.
-sent a representative to the convention: “The Global Network Meeting Responsible Use of Chemicals In the Global Electronics Industry” in San Francisco.
-hosted the “GoodElectronics Regional Network Meeting” in Thailand.
-published 1,000 manuals on “How to file a complaint in the electronics industry?”  
-helped Suzuki Motor Workers’ Union file a complaint to the ILO on a Freedom of Association rights violation case.   

In 2016 GET plans to:
-give four Media Workshop Trainings.
-launch supporting network activities: focus on pressing issues.
-host the GET regional meeting Thailand.
-promote the TOT paralegal training workshop