The Thai Chamber of Commerce proposes 3 measures to the Prime Minister There should be tax measures to incentivize the private sector to participate in vaccination for migrant workers.
Mr. Pote Aramwattananon Vice Chairman The Chamber of Commerce of Thailand And Chairman of the Labor Strategy and Skill Development Committee revealed that the Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Trade of Thailand Has made a proposal to address Thailand’s COVID-19 epidemic to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on urgent measures to address Thailand’s COVID-19 epidemic, which are divided into 3 issues:
1. Establish a joint working group between the public and private sectors. Including related parties in high-risk areas to jointly plan for a long term To come up with a joint work plan And able to mobilize energy and resources to deal with problems in a timely manner Including communication and press release to manage information as a single message.
2. Manage migrant workers in Samut Sakhon Province, for example, allowing potential entrepreneurs to cooperate in conducting inspections of infected employees in both the rapid test and PCR form, quarantine areas in the local quarantine area until they become immune. Should take care of the infected and those at risk. When an infected person is detected, a place of isolation must be sought. To observe the symptoms Reduce the transmission of infection And recurrent infections
The government sector encourages operators to help take care of their own labor. And support the examination fee Or use tax deduction measures for entrepreneurs that are appropriate, such as year-end tax deductions
“There are more than 11,500 factories in Samut Sakhon, with approximately 400,000 foreign workers registered for social security, approximately 1.8 hundred thousand people, while approximately 400,000 people in the registered social security are Thai, about two hundred thousand and approximately 2.8 hundred thousand Hundreds of thousands are not in social security. Which is a freelance or entrepreneur who does not bring labor into the system This group may not have been examined.
Therefore, the supervising agency is required to screen and examine the risks in this group as well. Along with a list of hospitals that allow screening and mid-priced to provide middle private Smaller people with non-social security workers who are legally taken to investigate to extract vulnerable groups. Which wants to expedite action as soon as “
3. Measures to prevent and control the transmission of foreign workers Which is the reason for this epidemic Considered that vaccination should be required to prevent permanent transmission The process will need to look at the details with the budget used again to see how to do it. To achieve cooperation
Therefore, the government sector should have tax measures to induce the private sector to participate in vaccination for migrant workers. In addition, cooperation should be sought for the public to use the “Mor Won” application to help them quickly track down the risky person.
This is due to the proactive measures in labor screening and inspection. Both Thai workers and foreign workers in various establishments, which is a collaboration from both the Ministry of Labor Social Security Office Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand And the private sector in the province, the highest controlled area Especially in Samut Sakhon and the highest control areas, during the past two weeks, there has been great progress in monitoring and screening at risk.
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