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  1. Thailand - Conditions of work - 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 - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation prescribing the type of work a worker cannot claim overtime pay and holiday pay rights (2552) (2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-19 | THA-2009-R-89338

  3. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of State Enterprise Labour Relations Commission.

    Adoption: 2002-05-13 | THA-2002-M-62955

    Regulates conditions of work and employment. Establishes that employers shall implement work regulations providing for the following issues: (1) working days, normal office hours and break time; (2) days off and rules governing days off; (3) rules governing overtime and days off work; (4) date and place of payment of salary, overtime and days off; (5) leave and rules governing leave; (6) discipline and disciplinary actions; (7) complaints; and (8) employment termination and compensation. Contains provisions regarding working conditions of and prohibition to dismiss pregnant workers. Also regulates deduction of employees' salaries, overtime and days off.

  4. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 13 (B.E. 2543) issued under the Labour Protection Act, B.E. 2541.

    Adoption: 2000-02-07 | THA-2000-R-57384

    Provides that the employer and the employee shall agree on the normal working hours by specifying the time of commencement and end of work. In one day it shall not exceed twelve hours, and total working hours in one week shall not exceed forty-eight hours. Also makes provision for determination of wages in case the agreed time for normal working day exceeds eight hours.

  5. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 7 issued under the Labour Protection Act (B.E. 2541).

    Adoption: 1998-08-22 | THA-1998-R-57550

    Establishes labour protection measures for work in petroleum operations under the law governing petroleum, as well as professional, technical and administrative work conducted in conjunction with such activities. Limits the total number of working hours for employees in jobs of the latter nature to 48 hours per week.

  6. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 2 issued under the Labour Protection Act (B.E. 2541).

    Adoption: 1998-08-19 | THA-1998-R-53162

    Provides that normal hours of work of all types of employment shall be eight hours per day. Fewer hours shall be the norm for work which is dangerous, including underwater or underground work, work involving radiation, metal welding, dangerous substances, or vibrating machinery, and work performed in extreme heat or cold.

  7. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 3 issued under the Labour Protection Act (B.E. 2541).

    Adoption: 1998-08-19 | THA-1998-R-53163

    Provides that overtime hours and hours worked on a holiday shall not exceed in total 33 hours per week.

  8. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 4 issued under the Labour Protection Act.

    Adoption: 1998-08-19 | THA-1998-R-53164

    Provides that employers who run hotels, theatres, restaurants, bars, clubs and other services for tourists shall not be obliged to give their employees time off on traditional holidays. The same shall apply to employers in remote locations and in cases where work cannot be interrupted because doing so would result in damage.

  9. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 4 issued under the Labour Protection Act (B.E. 2541).

    Adoption: 1998-08-19 | THA-1998-R-57549

    Establishes types of work wherein employers may not allow employees to take traditional holidays, including, inter alia, jobs in the hotel and tourism sectors, and work in transportation and health services.

  10. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Interior; Re: Labour Protection (No. 14)

    Adoption: 1993-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-08-26 | THA-1993-M-34642

    Provides that where the work is of a continuous nature which will be damaged if interrupted, or in case of emergency where the work cannot be stopped, the employer may call upon the employees to work outside or longer than regular working hours or to work on holidays if deemed necessary.

  11. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Internal Affairs respecting Minimum Wages (No. 19).

    Adoption: 1991-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | THA-1991-M-22058

    Specifies amount of minimum wages for each province and establishes standard hours of work depending on the nature of work and the economic sector in which it is performed. Provisions are made for remuneration in respect of overtime.

  12. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Interior Regarding Labour Protection (No. 12).

    Adoption: 1990-01-18 | THA-1990-M-20511

    Repeals and replaces Clauses 20, 21 and 22 of Notification of Ministry of Interior Regarding Labour Protection (April 16, 2515), concerning employment of persons under the age of 12.

  13. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Interior No. 11 on Labour Protection.

    Adoption: 1989-10-12 | THA-1989-M-8385

    Amends the Announcement of the Ministry of the Interior respecting Labour Protection (LS 1972-Thai. 2 ) by eliminating the distinction between permanent and temporary employees. Modifies ss. 32, 33 and 33bis relating to holiday pay, sick pay and pay for military service leave. Revises provisions on severance pay (ss. 45 to 47 and 75), with benefits depending upon length of service; persons performing occasional or seasonal work and persons having engaged in certain acts are excluded from severance pay provisions.

  14. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Interior. 1989.

    Adoption: 1988-12-12 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | THA-1988-M-9012

    This Notification, which does not apply to agricultural work or other work as prescribed by the Ministry of Interior, prescribes the minimum monetary daily wage and maximum daily work hours for certain classes of employment: seven hours per day in respect of work that might be harmful to the health or body of the worker, eight hours per day in respect of industrial or transportation work, and nine hours per day for commercial work.

  15. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 15 regarding minimum wages.

    Adoption: 1984-12-21 | THA-1984-M-2732

  16. Thailand - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Factories Act (No. 3) 1979.

    Adoption: 1979-04-21 | THA-1979-L-12246

    Replaces ss. 43,44,46 and 50bis of the Factories Act 1969.

  17. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 6 of the Ministry of Interior, respecting labour protection.

    Adoption: 1978-07-31 | THA-1978-M-12676

    Replaces ss. 9 (holidays) and 46 (severance pay) of the Announcement of 16 Apr. 1972 (LS 1972)-Thai. 2A) respecting labour protection.

  18. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 5 of the Ministry of the Interior, respecting labour protection.

    Adoption: 1978-06-21 | THA-1978-M-12674

    Amends ss. 9 (holidays) and 46 (severance pay) of the Announcement of 16 Apr. 1972 [LS 1972-Thai.2A) respecting labour protection.

  19. Thailand - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Announcement of the Revolutionary Party No. 103.

    Adoption: 1973-03-16 | THA-1973-M-5095

    Inter alia, repeals the Act on Settlement Procedures for Labour Disputes of 1958. Authorises the Ministry of Interior to prescribe measures for labour protection in regard to working hours, rest periods, holidays, etc.; work by women and children; minimum wages, compensation for occupational injuries or diseases; and health and safety (s. 2). Establishes a Compensation Fund in the Labour Department (s. 3). Provides for the appointment of an attorney for an indigent employee with a prima facie case against his or her employer (s. 6). Sets forth penalties and addresses other matters.

  20. Thailand - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Notification No. 2, issued under the Factories Act [21 Feb. 1969: B.E. 2512] respecting the duties of a licensee to operate a factories [under s. 39 of the Factories Act]. B.E. 2513.

    Adoption: 1970-07-24 | THA-1970-R-17576

  21. Thailand - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Factories Act B.E. 2512.

    Adoption: 1969-02-21 | THA-1969-L-17923

    Repeals the Factories Act (No. 1) B.E. 2482 (of 24 Oct. 1939) and the Factories Act (No. 2) B.E. 2503 (of 29 Nov. 1960).


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