“Pipat” expresses condolences for 2 workers who died in Israel

“Pipat” expresses condolences for 2 workers who died in Israel. Accelerate relief and give money to the fund. Permanent Secretary “Pairoj” sends 5 provincial labor units. Visit family

Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Labor Revealing the progr…


“Pipat” expresses condolences for 2 workers who died in Israel. Accelerate relief and give money to the fund. Permanent Secretary “Pairoj” sends 5 provincial labor units. Visit family

Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Labor Revealing the progress of the death of two Thai workers who were held hostage in the state of Israel, I would like to express my condolences to the families of the Thai workers who lost their lives in this event. As soon as I heard the news, I followed the situation closely. Recently received a report from Mr. Kitthana Srisuriya, Minister Counselor (Labor Department) at the Royal Thai Embassy in Tel Aviv, that the Labor Department has been informed by the Royal Thai Embassy in Tel Aviv that the Israeli government Considered reliable circumstantial evidence and concluded that two Thai workers who were taken hostage died, known as Mr. Sonthaya Akrasri and Mr. Suthisak Rintalak, who are on the list of hostages that have not yet been released. 8 people have died in the past October 202
3, by Mr. Sonthaya Akrasri, whose hometown is Nong Bua Lamphu Province, works at Bee’ri with employer BITAN REUVEN, while Mr. Suthisak Rintalak has a hometown in Nong Khai Province, works at Bee’ri with employer LAVI ASHER.

Mr. Phiphat added that As for the benefits that the two deceased persons will receive, they include: 1. Benefits from the fund to help job seekers go to work abroad. In case of death The heir will receive an allowance of 40,000 baht and money for funeral expenses abroad. The amount actually paid is not more than 40,000 baht, which is based on checking information from the electronic system for managing Thai workers abroad. of the Department of Employment initially found that they were still under the protection of the fund. 2. 50,000 baht compensation project 3. Compensation from the Israeli Insurance Institute In case of death The family will receive financial assistance for funeral expenses, approximately 79,000 baht in Thai currency, and burial expenses. As much as actually paid Not mo
re than approximately 47,000 baht (1,300 usd) Widowhood assistance approximately 57,000 baht Monthly compensation and annual compensation (Amount according to the criteria set by the National Insurance Institute) 4. Follow up on compensation at the end of the employment contract (pisuim) by the labor department. The Royal Thai Embassy in Tel Aviv is in the process of following up and 5. Social Security funds (SSO), which from the examination of information found that both of them have no longer been insured. But there is still old age money in Social Security. It is the remaining old-age pension. Mr. Sonthaya Akrasri ceased to be an insured in 2015 with an old-age pension of 7,301.68 baht (excluding interest) and Mr. Suthisak Rintalak ceased to be an insured. Self-insured in 2016, had an old-age pension of 31,108.26 baht (not including interest).

‘I would like to express my deepest condolences to the families of the two victims. We would like to send encouragement to the remaining 6 workers to be released as
soon as possible. Currently, Mr. Pairot Chotikasathien, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labor 5 agencies under the provincial Ministry of Labor have been assigned to the area to visit the families of the deceased. As for the financial assistance of Mr. Sonthaya Akrasri, the heir of the deceased will receive an estimated amount of 320,301.68 baht and that of Mr. Suthisak Rintalak, the heir of the deceased will receive an estimated amount of 344,108.26 baht.’

In this regard, regarding the follow-up of benefits in Thailand, agencies under the Ministry of Labor will speed up the follow-up of benefits and provide convenience to heirs. As for following up on benefits in Israel, the Labor Department will coordinate with the embassy and Israeli authorities to ensure that heirs receive such benefits as soon as possible, Mr. Phiphat said. 417.

Source: Thai News Agency