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Frank Legal & Tax
In Thailand, all employers, and employees, except for the government administration and state enterprises, are governed by the Thai Labor Protection Act of 1998 ("LPA") (amended 2019).
Frank Legal & Tax
With regard to the recent Covid-19 outbreak, concerns have been raised regarding health issue in the workplace. As infections can happen very easily, there are certain measures that can be taken by the employer.
Pisut & Partners
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Thailand, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
TMF Group
Businesses in Thailand must be aware of the new act that requires them to provide additional benefits to employees.
Fragomen
Pre-Work Permit Approval applications for Thailand may now be filed at the One-Stop Service Center (OSSC) instead of the Employment Department, which shortens the processing of such...
Fragomen
Effective August 19, 2019, all initial and renewal work permit applications to Thailand, including those filed under the Board of Investment (BOI)
Frank Legal & Tax
A new amendment for the Labor Law Protection has been announced in the Government Gazette on 5 April 2562 and the Act will come into force 30 days after its publication in the Gazette.
Frank Legal & Tax
Under the Thai Social Security Act, B.E. 2533 a company was required to register as an employer at the Social Security Office (SSO) within 30 days after the first employee has started to work for the company.
Frank Legal & Tax
What are the definitions of "termination" and "lay-off"? Termination of employment is an employee's departure from a job.
Frank Legal & Tax
The extraordinary termination should always be the last resort.
Frank Legal & Tax
A warning letter is useful to confirm and address a performance or conduct issue with an employee. Such performance issues may include for example:
TMF Group
Legally, employers in Thailand must pay a severance to their employees when they retire. But awareness of this still relatively-new stipulation is low, putting companies at risk of penalties, including jail time.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Thailand has introduced a compulsory retirement age designed to provide those retiring with a severance payment following amendments to the Labor Protection Act.
PriceSanond Ltd
The Labor Protection Act of 1998, Section 118, (LPA) requires all employers in Thailand to pay severance to employees who are "terminated" by the employer without legal cause (as described in LPA Section 119).
Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd
The Thai Cabinet has endorsed a proposal to amend the Labour Protection Act, setting a statutory retirement age for the first time and entitling retirees to statutory severance pay.
Blumenthal Richter & Sumet Ltd
The maximum amount of medical expenses that employers in Thailand need to cover for their employees for work related injury or sickness has increased.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The stated catalyst for the order is that Thailand ranked 46th on the World Bank Group's Ease of Doing Business rankings out of 190 countries.
TMF Group
Here we take a brief look at how HR and Payroll works in Thailand.
Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd.
In Thailand, employers must clearly understand what is unfair termination and an unfair act, and their differences.
Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd.
Layoffs may be an easy cost-saving measure, but any layoffs should be considered carefully and executed correctly.
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