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Domestic Workers from Myanmar Overworked in Thailand

In Thailand, thousands of unregistered domestic workers from Myanmar face daily abuse at the hands of their employees. But now, as Myanmar opens to reform, changes are coming slowly. Is it enough to draw back a future work force? Every year, an estimated two million migrant workers from Myanmar join the Thai workforce seeking better pay and working conditions. While the minimum wage has risen to about $10 a day, rights groups say female migrant domestic workers continue to face abuses...

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