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Labour Minister visits garment factories in Vientiane

On Apr 20, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Baikham Khattiya visited garment and wig factories in Vientiane on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of International Workers’ Day and the 22nd anniversary of World Day Against Child Labour (Jun 12).

The visited included Trio Lao Export factory, Trimax factory, and Hoya factory.

The visit aimed to inspect the compliance with applicable laws and regulations of the companies especially on the provision of social welfare benefits to their workers, and promote the extension of the government’s social security programme coverage to private sector.

Booklets on the government social security programme and workers’ rights were distributed to workers of the factories.

Source: Lao News Agency