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  1. Thailand - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Protection Act (No. 6), B.E. 2560 [2017] (พระราชบัญญัติ คุ้มครองแรงงาน (ฉบับที่ ๖) พ.ศ. ๒๕๖๐) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-08-31 | THA-2017-L-107395

  2. Thailand - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Protection Act (No. 5), B.E. 2560 [2017]. (พระราชบัญญัติ คุ้มครองแรงงาน (ฉบับที่ ๕) พ.ศ. ๒๕๖๐) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-23 | THA-2017-L-103608

    Amends sections 144 and 148 of the Act and inserts new sections 148/1 and 148/2 concerning penalties for employers in cases of violation of the Act.

  3. Thailand - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Protection Act (No. 2), B.E. 2551 (2008). (พระราชบัญญัติ คุ้มครองแรงงาน (ฉบับที่ ๒) พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๑) - Act on-line Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-05-28 | THA-2008-L-81030

    Amends the Labour Protection Act, B.E. 2541 with respect to performance guarantees, working time (not to exceed 9 hours a day), establishing a Labour Protection Committee to issue order directing an employer to pay special compensation in the case of the relocation of an enterprise.

  4. Thailand - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Protection Act, (No. 3), B.E. 2551 (2008). (พระราชบัญญัติ คุ้มครองแรงงาน (ฉบับที่ ๓) พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๑) - Act on-line Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-15 | THA-2008-L-81031

    Increases the powers of the Wage Committee and establishes the Wage Committee Office in the Ministry of Labour. The Wage Committee's powers and duties include, inter alia, (1) advising the Council of Ministers in connection with wage and revenue policy, (2) providing guidance to employers for wage adjustments, (3) establishing minimum wage rates and (4) establishing workmanship standard wage rates. The Wage Committee shall have the power to appoint a sub-committee and advisers. The Wage Committee Office shall prepare wage and revenue plans for the Wage Committee, provide research, information and data to the Wage Committee and, if any, the sub-committee and perform such other duties as required by the Wage Committee or sub-committee

  5. Thailand - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Protection Act, B.E. 2541 [1998]. (พระราชบัญญัติ คุ้มครองแรงงาน พ.ศ.๒๕๔๑) - Act on-line Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 1998-08-20 | THA-1998-L-49727

    Replaces the Revolutionary Council Announcement No. 103 of 1972 to provide for comprehensive labour legislation. Chapter 1 contains general provisions which include the obligation of an employer to treat male and female workers equally. This Chapter also prohibits sexual harassment (of women and children) and covers termination of employment. Chapter 2 concerns the general use of labour, providing for hours of work, holidays, overtime, rest periods, and "sterilization" leave. Chapter 3 regards female labour and prohibits female labour in underground mines, on scaffolds over 10 meters, or with explosives; this Chapter also prohibits certain activities for pregnant women, including night work. Pregnant women shall receive 90 days maternity leave and may not be dismissed due to their pregnancy. Chapter 4 concerns child labour; a child is defined as a person under 15 years of age. Children employees under the age of 18 shall be registered and shall not perform night work and other specified tasks (e.g. work with radiation, poisons, heavy machinery, or in mines). Chapter 5 provides for wage, overtime, and holiday pay. Chapter 6 establishes a Wages Committee to fix minimum wages. A Welfare Committee is established by Chapter 7. Chapter 8 concerns occupational safety and health, creates a Work Safety, Occupational Hygiene and Environmental Conditions Committee, and provides for labour inspection. Chapter 9 covers work discipline and requires employers with ten or more employees to promulgate work rules. This Chapter also sets forth requirements regarding documentation of workers. Chapter 10 provides for suspension from work; Chapter 11 for compensation payments; Chapter 12 for submissions of petitions; Chapter 13 for the Employees Assistance Fund; Chapter 14 for the duties of the Labour Inspection Officer; Chapter 15 for sending of documents; and Chapter 16 for penalties. Regulations promulgated under Annoucement No. 103 shall continue in force unless they are in contradiction to this Act.

  6. Thailand - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Code of Practice for the Promotion of Labour Relations in Thailand, 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-05-18 | THA-1996-M-57645

    Codifies practical guidelines for labour relations practices to be observed by the government, employers and employees. Seeks to ensure and promote justice and fairness to the parties, good labour relations, sustained social and economic progress and rapid national development. S. 1 addresses freedom of association and the right to organise, s. 2 covers collective bargaining, s. 3 deals with the settlement of disputes, s. 4 conditions of employment, s. 5 grievance and disciplinary procedures, s. 6 consultation and cooperation at the enterprise level, and sections 7-9 the roles and responsibilities of the various tripartite parties.


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