To support economic recovery and mitigate the negative impact suffered by businesses in the tourism sector due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved a plan for extension of permission to stay in Thailand …

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Industries Relocate in Response to Wage Hike

The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) reported that industries have responded to last month's increase in the daily minimum wage by relocating to neighboring countries and border zones such as Tak and Kanchanaburi provinces. Labour-intensive industries, such as …

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Labour Ministry Proposes Wage Hike Relief for SMEs

The Nation has reported that in response to the recent rise in the daily minimum wage, the Labour Ministry is preparing a relief package for small and medium-sized enterprises, including tax deductions and cheap loans. Somkiart Chayasriwong, the permanent secretary …

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New Summary of Thai Labour Law

A new Summary of Thai Labour Law is now available in the Knowledge section of our website.  To access the article, click here.

Minimum Wage Increase Postponed

On Tuesday, 22 November the Thai Cabinet approved a recommendation to postpone the country-wide increase in the daily minimum wage from 1 January 2012 until 1 April 2012. The minimum wage will be increased to 300 Thai Baht per day …

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Stricter Standards for Workplace Safety

  The Safety, Health and Environment at Work Act, B.E. 2554 came into force in June 2011 and requires an employer to provide employees with a safe and healthy work environment. Under Section 22 of the Act, an employer is …

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PriceSanond at Employment Law Alliance Meeting in Boston

PriceSanond partner Pramote Srisamai will be attending the Employment Law Alliance’s annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts on 16 – 18 September 2011. The Employment Law Alliance is a network of 3,000 labor and employment lawyers – pre-screened for quality and responsiveness – in …

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