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Amendment to labour law offers protection to employees working from home

Labour Protection Act BE 2566 (2023), which facilitates working from home, will come into effect on April 18 this year, deputy government spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranakul said on Thursday.She said the amendment was necessary as the old Labour Protection Act BE 2541 (1998) did not take ...

The Nation Reporter

Termination of Employment in Thailand

According to Thai labour laws, an employer is empowered to terminate an employee’s employment at its will, except for members of the Employee Committee which requires a court order for dismissal. However, the consequences of dismissal with and without statutory causes under the Labour Protection ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

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 ...

To pay or not to pay: Deduction of wages under the Labour Protection Act

When an employee causes damage to a company, Thai employers often resort to deducting wages, holiday pay, or overtime payments as a penalty or restitution. Before doing so, the employer should know when it is permissible to do so under Thai law, and the risks ...

Chusert Supasitthumrong

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