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The seafood industry faces a major shakeup in its controversial labour practices, with new measures protecting workers set to be enforced next month. 

The move comes as the US prepares to review Thailand's status on the Tier 2 watch list in its human trafficking report due out this month.

Registering workers, issuing employment contracts and prohibiting child and forced labour are among measures agreed upon by the Labour Ministry, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and seafood and fishing business associations.

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