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  1. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Disabled Persons Empowerment Act, (No. 2), B.E. 2556 [2013]. (พระราชบัญญัติ ส่งเสริมและพัฒนาคุณภาพชีวิตคนพิการ (ฉบับที่ ๒) พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๖) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-20 | THA-2013-L-96440

    This Act repeals and replaces section 12 of the 2007 Act which now reads "Section 12 - Office of National Disabled Persons Empowerment shall have a Director who is a civil service official to be responsible for carrying out the official functions of the Office."
    The Act also amends section 13 by inserting a new section 13 (4/1) (functions of the Office), a new section 13/1, 16, 19 20, 21, 26, 27 and 35. The amendments are intended to strengthen measures to ensure more efficient and easier access and utilisation of public facilities as well as welfare and other State assistance programs are available to persons with disabilities. The functions of Office of National Disabled Persons Empowerment have also been amended to increase their powers and duties concerning supervision and inspection, as well as the provision of advice and assistance to ensure that persons with disabilities receive the services they are entitled to. It also establishes a Disabilities Service Centre which is to be the focal service provider.

  2. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Persons with Disabilities Empowerment Act, B.E. 2550 (2007). (พระราชบัญญัติ ส่งเสริมและพัฒนาคุณภาพชีวิตคนพิการ พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๐) - Unofficial English Translation Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-18 | THA-2007-L-78643

    Repeals the Act on Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons' Efficiency (B.E. 2534). Establishes the National Commission for the Promotion and Development of Disabled Persons' Life Quality and sets out its compositions, functions and powers. Also establishes an Office to implement recommendations of the Commission. Also establishes a fund to be managed by the Office for the rehabilitation of disabled persons. The appropriate Ministries are to make regulations concerning improving access to buildings and facilities. Provides tax benefits to employers employing a certain number of disabled persons.

  3. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Job Placement and Job Seekers' Protection Act (No. 3), B.E. 2544 [2001]. (พระราชบัญญัติ จัดหางานและคุ้มครองคนหางาน (ฉบับที่ ๓) พ.ศ. ๒๕๔๔) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-11-09 | THA-2001-L-62434

    Extends duration of support for job seekers looking for work abroad who have already received benefit from Fund under Act on Job Placement and Job Seeker Protection, B.E. 2528.

  4. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 4 (B.E. 2542), issued under the Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons Act (B.E. 2534).

    Adoption: 1999-12-03 | THA-1999-R-56735

    Identifies buildings, places, vehicles and public services that are required to have equipment to facilitate disabled access. Stipulates that standards for the equipment required will be prescribed by the Committee on Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons.

  5. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 13 (B.E. 2539) [1996] issued under provisions in the Job Placement and Job Seekers Protection Act B.E. 2528.

    Adoption: 1996-11-07 | THA-1996-R-46994

    Regulates the administration of job skills tests and licensing of persons who administer such tests.

  6. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare re: Prescrition of Rate of Service Charges and Expenses Collected from Job Seekers (No. 4).

    Adoption: 1995-07-07 | THA-1995-M-42579

    Sets maximum rates a job placement service can charge a job seeker. In country, the rate shall not exceed 25 per cent of the first month's wage; abroad, it shall not exceed one month's wage. Special rules apply to employment in Taiwan.

  7. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 2 (B.E. 2537) Issued under Provisions in Disabled Person Rehabilitation Act, B.E. 2534

    Adoption: 1994-07-28 | THA-1994-R-40702

    Provisions in respect of assessment of disabilities.

  8. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 3 (B.E. 2537) Issued under Provisions in Disabled Person Rehabilitation Act, B.E. 2534

    Adoption: 1994-07-28 | THA-1994-R-40703

    Provides for a list of medical rehabilitation measures which a disabled person registered under section 14 is entitled to receive.

  9. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation (B.E. 2537) Issued under Provisions in Disabled Person Rehabilitation Act B.E. 2534

    Adoption: 1994-07-21 | THA-1994-R-40701

    Provides that in any business establishment where there are two hundred or more employees, the employer or owner of such business establishment must employ among the total number of employees disabled persons capable of performing work in any job position at a ratio of one disabled person to every two hundred employees, and one additional disabled person for every fraction of two hundred employees exceeding one hundred employees unless such business has no job in which a disabled person can serve. The Department of Public Welfare shall be duly notified that no such job exists, and must concur with this assessment.

  10. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Job Placement and Job Seekers' Protection Act (No. 2) B.E. 2537 [1994]. (พระราชบัญญัติ จัดหางานและคุ้มครองคนหางาน (ฉบับที่ ๒) พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๗) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-26 | THA-1994-L-39527

    Provides for numerous changes in the 1985 Act by replacing 30 sections or parts thereof with new provisions and adding twenty new paragraphs of which 12 are arranged in two new Chapters. The new Chapter III bis is entitled Skill Testing Institute and regulate the licensing procedure for and organization of aptitude tests prescribed as a precondition for workers to be considered for employment abroad. The fees for such tests are fixed by law and the prohibition against requiring additional fees is severly sanctioned. The new Chapter V establishes a Board for Development of Employment Recruitment and Employment Seeker Protection with a broad governmental representation from different sectors including ministries, the police, and state policy development entities concerned with economy, labour, social affairs and training of labour. The Board shall also have three representatives "with knowledge in employment recruitment and employment seeker protection" including one employer and one employee and the Director of the Office of Administration of Thai Labour Abroad. The functions of the Board include the development of policies, making proposals and rendering advice on issues within the abmit of the law. Further, the responsibility for the issues covered by the law is now shifted from the Minister of Interior to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs which have entailed several changes in the law. While not changing the structure of the protective system, certain clarifications and substantive changes have been introduced. They include the introduction of the possibility for workers who travel abroad at their own expense to be covered by the protection offered by the Fund by making volontary contributions, and that assistance from the Fund can be extended not only to migrant workers themselves but also to their legitimate heirs. The criminal sanctions have been revised and been made more severe.

  11. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons Act B.E. 2534 [1991] - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1991-11-25 | THA-1991-L-28874

    This Act creates a Board and an Office for the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped and specifies the composition and duties of each. It authorizes the registration of handicapped persons and enumerates the services that such registration will offer them. It also establishes a Fund for the Rehabilitation of Handicapped Persons. It authorizes Regulations that will require employers to hire handicapped persons in "an appropriate proportion to other employees" and allows employers who choose not to do so the alternative of payment into the Fund of an amount to be prescribed by the Regulations.

  12. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Job Placement and Job Seekers' Protection Act, B.E. 2528 [1985]. (พระราชบัญญัติ จัดหางานและคุ้มครองคนหางาน พ.ศ. ๒๕๒๘) - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1985-08-17 | THA-1985-L-37408

    Subjects to a license requirement the rendering of domestic employment services as well as services in relation to the recruitment of workers to work abroad. The Act prohibits foreign employers from recruiting Thai workers directly. The Act sets out the conditions for obtaining a licence for exercising domestic and foreign employment services. The recruitment of workers to work abroad can only be exercised by companies where the manager is a Thai national. The minimum security deposit is 500.000 baht. Employment contracts for work abroad are subject to approval by the Director General of the Labour Department. Employment seekers may be subjected to prescribed physical examinations as well as selection and proficiency tests. Recruited workers are entitled to training about the legal and cultural traditions of the country of destination. The sending and repatriation expenses of the recruited workers are (implicitly) the reponsibility of the employer. The employment agency is responsible for the repatriation expenses in certain situations, inter alia, when a recruited worker is not given the job or the wage prescribed in the employment contract. On certain conditions, these expenses are recoverable from the Fund to Assist Workers Abroad established by the Act. The responsibility of the employment agency to arrange for the repatriation ceases if the recruited worker does not return to Thailand within 30 days of the expiry of the employment contract. The Act provides for measures to control its functioning and criminally sanctions violations against it. A Fund to Assist Workers Abroad is established and the Act regulates its financing, management and use.

  13. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 11 (1985) issued in pursuance of the provisions of the Employment Agency and Jobseekers Act B.E. 2511 [LS 1968 - Thai. l].

    Adoption: 1985-07-20 | THA-1985-R-1801

    Conditions governing the operations in Thailand of employment agencies that recruit persons for employment abroad.

  14. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulations No. 9 (BE 2527) issued under the Employment Agency and Jobseekers' Protection Act, BE 2511 (1968) [LS 1968 - Thai. 1].

    Adoption: 1984-03-21 | THA-1984-R-370

    Repeal Ministerial Regulations Nos. 1 and 6 of 1968 issued under the same Act.

  15. Thailand - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Employment Agency and Jobseekers' Protection Act B.E. 2511.

    Adoption: 1968-04-16 | THA-1968-L-18457


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