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Byline: The Nation.
The Industry Ministry will ask for Bt1 billion from the government's Bt100-billion supplementary budget to help 80,000 jobless workers in the industrial sector.
After a meeting yesterday with the Public and Private Industrial Intelligence Centre, permanent secretary Damri Sukhothanang said the proposed funds would be used to train the workers for industries facing a labour shortage.
Training will be provided to workers in companies that sign an agreement not to terminate their employees, he said.
A report from the centre said demand existed for 21,200 workers in the manufacturing sector: …