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Phuket's Illegal Guides Face Arrest as Police Training Begins for Crackdown

PHOTO ALBUM A sweep to clear Phuket of illegal guides is being planned from October 6 as police officers begin training and all Phuket guides - local and foreign - are being urged to register anew.

Phuket's Burmese Workers Like New One Stop Service So Far

PHOTO ALBUM On the first day the new one-stop service for workers from neighboring countries attracted about 400 people. Many more are expected to register in the next month as word spreads.

Phuket Workers Poorly Prepared for Shock of Jobs Competition

Latest Workers on Phuket were ill equipped to deal with the sudden influx of foreign workers in tourism and the upgrading in skills needed for Thais to compete for jobs.

Phuket's Rising Prices Pile Concern on Labor, Costs

Latest Prices continue to soar on Phuket with high costs affecting the labor market and likely to limit tourism prospects, according to latest figures following a meeting of employers.

Phuket Resorts Fear Investors May Seize the Moment and Sack Staff

Latest A wave of Phuket resorts are due for major renovations that are likely to mean big changes and in many cases staff redundancies, one union official fears.

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Phuket Pay Protest Blocks Laguna Entrance

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Update: Mgmt Statement Released Staff at Laguna Phuket are taking part in what they call an ''assembly'' as part of a dispute over pay. Road access remains blocked, says Laguna. More »

Jobs Seminar to Define Andaman's Future

Monday, February 2, 2009

Jobs in Danger The economic downturn and political uncertainty trouble those in the Andaman tourist industry who have to forecast 2009 revenue. A big jobs seminar is coming. More »

Phuket Resort Staff Check Pay for Bonuses

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Resort and business owners should have prepared staff for good news or bad news in their pay packets in 2009. What some see on Monday will indicate expectations for the whole year. More »

Stop Work Takes Wind Out of Tasker Sails

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Photo Album The women who shape the sails on the large sailmaking area at Rolly Tasker's loft have downed tools in a dispute over pay. A union representative was talking to management More »

Phuket resorts slash staff jobs, pay in half

Friday, December 12, 2008

Heading towards potential closures in March next year, Phuket resorts and other businesses are cutting jobs in half this high season. Phuket workers are being advised to get ready: worse is on the way. More »

Phuket Cutbacks Coming, Union Makes Plans

Monday, November 24, 2008

Latest Workers in electronics and graphic design seem most vulnerable. Cutbacks at resorts are anticipated after what seems likely to be a short high season. Union leaders are preparing. More »

Phuket's 'New' Club Med Staff Win Pay Rise

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Club Med, on the shores of Kata where the King's Cup will start and finish, has a new approach to modern technology and to pay rates. But diverting guests to Bali is not something they want to do again. More »

Phuket Resort Tells Staff: Take High Season Leave

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Latest Enjoy a holiday now, staff at one leading Phuket resort are being told, because guest numbers are dwindling. The island should be hunkering down for a high season from hell. More »

Phuket Jobless Rises But Key Skills Needed

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Update Here's our latest guide to jobs and unemployment on Phuket, plus a list of where the work permits go on the island nation by nation, and a positive expert forecast for 2009. More »

Phuket Still Offering Work With Big Brands

Monday, October 27, 2008

Latest: Being paid to live and work in Paradise is still a prospect as Amanpuri and Laguna go looking for staff and the Phuket Brewery hunts for temporary workers to supplement its growing permanent force. More »

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