Office Information No.: 9

The Thai Labour Law

 

 

(June 2020, 37  pages, reading time approx.: 60 minute)

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

  1. Introduction
2. Legal Regulation
3. Definition of an Employer
4. Discrimination
5. Working Hours, Holidays, and Leaves
5.1 Working Hours
5.1.1 Regular Working Hours
5.1.2 Rest Periods
5.2 Holidays
5.2.1 Weekly Holidays
5.2.2 Public Holidays
5.2.3 Annual Holidays (Vacations)
5.2.4 Wage Payment on Holiday
5.3 Leaves
5.3.1 Sick Leave
5.3.2 Sterilisation
5.3.3 Necessary Business (Personal Leave)
5.3.4 Military Service
5.3.5 Training
5.3.6 Maternity
5.3.7 Leaves for Union Activities
6. Employment of Foreigners
7. Protections for Women and Children
7.1 Protections for Women
7.2 Protection for Children
8. Remuneration
8.1 Minimum wage
8.2 Period of Payment
8.3 Wage Deduction
8.4 Special Wage Rate
9. Overtime Work and Work on Public Holidays
9.1 Order to Work Overtime or on Public Holidays
9.2 Remuneration for Overtime Work and Work on Holidays
1.0 Bonuses
1.1 Tax on Employees’ Remunerations
1.2 Termination and Severance Payment
1.2.1 Termination Notification
1.2.2 Severance Pay
1.2.3 Unused vacation
1.2.4 Unfair termination damages
1.2.5 Special severance pay
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