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Labour related law

Japanese SMEs head to Thailand under joint initiative

More than 700 Japanese companies under a Thailand-Japan joint effort to promote small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have started real investment in Thailand this year, says Nangnoi Wetayapong

17 January 2017

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Equal rights for foreign workers 

Recently meeting was held by the Ministry of Labour emphasized mainly in Principles of equality without discrimination which they aim to provide equal rights and legal protection both foreign and Thai workers.

January  2017

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Employers are forewarned not to employ children 

The Department of Labour Protection and Welfare, Mr. Sumet Mahosot stated that the Labour Protection Act 2541 prohibits hiring a child under 18 years of age working in dangerous jobs and in prohibited places like running a slaughterhouse.

17 January 2017

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Retirees set to receive 10-month compensation  

The cabinet approved an amendment to the Labour Protection Act which employers requires to provide compensation to retiring workers extend minimum wages to cover more workers.

January 2017

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ADDITIONAL FINE AGAINST ABUSE OF CHILD LABOR, MINIMUM OF FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND BAHT

Key findings in this legislation is to increase the penalty for an offense related to child labor case for instance

January  2017

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Increase In Minimum Wage in Thailand Effective This Year 

The Department of labour Protection and Welfare, Ministry of Labour and Employers stated that the minimum wage to the employee under the new rates has been implemented since the start of this year, January 1 2017.

January 1 2017

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