Thai Asahi Glass Labour Union joins GoodElectronicsPhoto: Photo by Josh Meek, Flickr creative commons

The GoodElectronics Network is happy to welcome the Thai Asahi Glass Labour Union as a new member. The union represents workers from the AGC Flat Glass factory in the Chonburi province in Thailand.

Thai Asahi Glass Labour Union joins GoodElectronicsPhoto: Photo by Josh Meek, Flickr creative commons

The AGC Group is a Japanese global glass manufacturing company, that also produces components used in electronics, such as the screens for notebooks, tablets and smartphones, and glass panels for hard disks.

The Thai Asahi Labour Union in Chonburi has 221 members, of which 204 are male and 17 female. The union works to secure welfare, equality and the quality of life of AGC employees. It provides education and training to the committee and member unions and  support whenever the labour rights of members are violated.

The Thai Asahi Labour Union works with the ILO, Solidarity Center Thailand, IndustriALL Global Union, Organizing Labor Union Center (OLUC), Petroleum and Chemical Workers’ Federation (PCFT), The Japan International Labour Foundation (JILAF) and others.

The GoodElectronics Network looks forward to support workers’ labour rights, share ideas and work to resolve problems together.