Cabinet okays THB10.98 billion more for employers, workers

The cabinet on Tuesday approved an additional budget of THB10.98 billion for both employers and employees under Section 33 of the Social Security Act who have been affected by the lockdown of 13 provinces in the maximum control zone (dark red zone), government spokesman Anucha ...

The Nation Reporter

Social Security Fund assures its stability

The Social Security Office has dismissed rumours it cannot afford to pay compensation to employees affected by the Covid-19 measures due to the overwhelming number of applicants and the market slump that may have affected its investment.The assurance came after the Social Security Fund (SSF) ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Compensation sought for employees of Covid-hit firms

Labour Minister Chatu Mongkol Sonakul will ask the Cabinet to grant compensation to employees under the social security scheme whose businesses were not ordered to shut by the government but are still affected by Covid-19 crisis.Speaking on Friday (April 10), Chatu said that he would ...

The Nation Reporter

Convicted human traffickers ignore 99% of court orders in Thailand

Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to pay compensation to victims in more than the 99% of convicted cases in recent years. The flouting of the court orders is fuelling fears that many survivors could be victimised again.Thai courts have ordered traffickers to ...

Greeley Pulitzer

Human traffickers flout 99% of court orders to compensate their victims

Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to compensate victims in more than 99% of cases in recent years, fuelling fears that many survivors could be re-trafficked, data obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed.Keep reading ...

Nanchanok Wongsamuth

Thailand's new Labour Protection Act promotes good practices in businesses

To meet international labour law standards, Thailand has announced a new labour protection act. The main changes relate to better compensation and leave allowances, which have been amended to bring them more into line with current standards.Keep watching ...

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