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November 09, 2008

Profile of a Triumph Union Activist


Miss Wanphen Wongsombat started working at Triumph's Thai subsidiary, Body Fashion Thailand, as a production worker (sewing) in 1995. After she joined the union in 1996, she was soon elected as a committee member for the union. During the last round of bargaining negotiations in July, Wanphen was one of the main negotiators. When union president Jitra Kotshadej was unfairly dismissed on July 29, 2008, Wanphen was among the first to organise the mass protests demanding her reinstatement.

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Posted by cat at 01:11 PM