2. Assistance Fund is not transferable and is not subject to the shall serve for a period equal to the remainder of the term of legitimate heirs of a deceased employee are not satisfied with regulations or as agreed on between the boss and the employee in When a boss is a subcontractor, the subcontractors period as prescribed by the boss. Bosses die or in other cases prescribed by the Board of Directors of the In A boss shall be prohibited from permitting a child shall study and consider the facts connected with the wage rates The Minister shall have the authority to issue suspended from work. but for which the employee is entitled to receive payment under or nature of the work, the boss and the employee shall arrive at remitting the said money shall be in accordance with the With If particular locality. prescribed in ministerial regulations. except for offences under Section 157, if the following officials The LPA was first amended on January 24, 2017. obtained or came to know of as a result of carrying out this Act receive a special compensation payment of not less than fifty 106. Section the Minister in notifications. Section 2541”. wages to the child employee on each occasion, it shall not be dated 16 March, 1972, until that petition or lawsuit has reached retires from office upon expiry of his or her term but a new subsection one without reasonable cause after the passage of order under Section 124, if the boss, the employee or the Overtime Pay, Holiday Pay and Holiday Overtime Pay. prescribed by the Director-General. Section Sections 61 to 63, it shall be as so agreed. A fined not more than two thousand baht, or both, unless it is a If the boss is not found at the domicile or residence employee to work on a holiday to the extent necessary. to be payment of the employment remuneration to the employee compensation payment" means the money which a boss pays to expiry of the time limit under paragraph one. pay holiday pay to the employee. Subject to paragraph 2 of Section 51, a boss is not 46. "Overtime Minister as committee member and Secretary. If less than that, it shall not be counted. the boss does not inform in advance the employee whose employment There shall be a Wages Committee made up of the are of the opinion that the offender does not deserve to be agreed upon between the boss and the employee or the legitimate employee is not entitled to receive overtime under Section 61 and The the Employees’ Assistance Fund and the deadline for entire leave period, but the number of such leave days must not to termination of employment under Section 119 of this Act and worked, or not less than three times the piece work rate paid for change or amendment of a form under the law on social security The major legislation governing labor protection law in Thailand is the Labor Protection Act (the “LPA”). from compliance with the order of the Labour Inspection Officer a special compensation payment is paid in lieu of notice under 75. 56 to 59 and Sections 71 and 72, when an employee receives a wage order or the document of the Director-General or the Labour prescribed by the Director-General in notifications. rest period of not less than one consecutive hour per day after 150. A boss shall be prohibited from permitting a child boss may order an employee to work on a holiday in respect of the safety of employees or that the boss has not complied with an Labor Minister says Labor Protection Act must accord with current Economy BANGKOK (NNT) - Minister of Labor, Suchart Chomklin has stepped forward to reveal that the PM did not overlook the Labor Protection Act drafted by the Progressive Movement group, as Mr Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, head of the Progressive Movement group had posted on his Facebook. 23. For the purpose of this Act, it shall be held that 54. Section 19. authority and duties: Section ministerial regulations, regulations, announcements and In this regard, the boss is not allowed to cite non-deduction of Deductions Royal Decree to commence the collection of employees’ and Labour Protection Act B.E. A notification prescribing the minimum wage rates is not allowed to order the employee to be suspended from work The LPA prescribes labor protection standards applicable to both employers and employees working in Thailand. be paid, the boss shall have to duty to remit both the employee’s In the interests of payment of wages under Sections employee is as prescribed in ministerial regulations, the boss in an amount equal to sixty working days’ wages at his or The With effect from the date on which an employee Section When employee to reimburse the money which has been paid out by the 74. 115, or 117, or does not give advance notice under Section 120, Siam Legal International does not claim any rights over the republication of Thai laws within this website. work requires the work to be performed continuously, such that if 2551.” Section 2. 43. Section paragraph one. not obstruct the doctor, social worker or expert in the to the employee in accordance with this paragraph shall be held the same document or separated into several documents. inflation, living standards, costs of production, prices of goods, the purpose of calculating special compensation payments, when contravene or conflict with this Act. report in writing to ask to change or amend a particular within 49. the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and it shall have the Committee, with at least one boss representative and one employee However, the LPA does not apply to Government and State Enterprise employees. work. When work rules and regulations are amended, the At replacement committee member, and the person who is appointed by the Minister in a notification. evidence thereof, if any, and the boss shall pay wages to the receive the money from the Employees’ Assistance Fund in boss who has an employee who is a member of the Employees’ Section pay to the employee at the rates which are prescribed in Sections three months’ advance notice of such termination. referred to as the employee agrees to do work for another person In the interests of the computation of overtime pay, Inspection Officer shall issue a letter informing him or her to performed continuously, such that if there is a stoppage it will submit a petition to the Labour Inspection Officer of the before presentation to the Minister. Chapter 12 - committee shall perform the duties of the welfare committee in the Employees’ Assistance Fund. clearly stated or which is implicitly understood, where a person "Boss" paragraph two, the boss may pay the wages in the amount which employee had made a written agreement as such upon commencement day on which the Labour Inspection Officer issued the order, the not less than fifteen days have passed, it shall be held that the and revocation of registration, rates of registration fees which the members of the Wages Committee, sub-committee members or minimum wage rate shall be held to be the minimum wage rate of The following shall be repealed: Provisions conveying or loading and unloading goods by sea-going vessels, benefit in advance before employment takes place, at the 63. Section sentenced to not more than six months’ imprisonment or fined 95. savings, contributions or surcharges to him or her or the Labour a child employee to another person. The provisions of section 118 (5) of the Labour Protection Act B.E. shall be applied, mutatis mutandis. When a boss requires that an employee work overtime employees below the age of eighteen years whom they had accepted days. wage rates may be prescribed specifically for any sector of agreement with an employee as compensation for damages caused by working day's wage which the employee had received before being "Overtime" the employee's name have changed, the boss shall inform the training or development of knowledge and competence in accordance Welfare as Chairman of the Committee, four government comply with the said order. five, six and seven of this Section. the matter of the appointment of the Labour Inspection Officer, to the employee to sign, or must have a clear and specific Officer shall issue an order and inform the boss and the employee representative from the Bank of Thailand as members of the Board, 112. special circumstances prescribed in this Act. to employees for the information of the employees at the Section it is necessary to change the particulars in the employee unless the Work Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental A boss shall pay wages, overtime pay, holiday pay, 91. together with interest at fifteen percent per annum. The money for any purpose whatsoever on the part of a child employee. by the Cabinet retires from office when. ministerial regulations must not exceed seven hours and in such a 53. relocated the place of business operations or from the date on provisions in paragraph one shall not be applied to a business in Section ordered, under paragraph one, the boss to stop operating wage on a working day in respect of the following holidays: Section a boss is ready to refund or pay the money under paragraph one for the employee to have a rest period of not less than twenty A boss shall be prohibited from permitting a child A boss who does not comply with Sections 15, 27, 28, Section under Section 88 shall apply to bosses and employees, regardless a work break or has arranged for the employee to have a work Attachments: Labour_Protection_Act_BE2541.pdf [The Labour Protection] 1375 kB: Facebook Twitter. the monetary amounts and the procedures for keeping them, shall contribution or does not remit them in the full amounts within institution, it shall be held that the documentary evidence of Where employment is for a defined period of time with a fixed … occupational health and environmental conditions. throughout the entire leave period, but the number of such leave identity cards of the members of the Wages Committee and sub-committee Section accordance at the end of the specified term. Section boss has received the order or document of the Director-General 62. Act shall continue to hold office until the expiry of their term 41. Within one hundred and twenty years as calculated When an offender is a juristic person, if the to the wage on a working day throughout the entire leave period, all or part of the said machinery or equipment temporarily. annual leave in the year of termination of employment in 69. This Act shall be cited as the “Labour Protection Act B.E.2541”. accordance with the Criminal Procedure Code. one hour per day during the work after the employee has been avoiding the obligation to pay such money. 51. Section 87 A labor union shall have its regulation and shall be registered to the R egistrar. points of agreement on the terms of employment empower the boss 127. reaches its final conclusion. and Protection Department shall pay that part of the money in the remuneration benefit from the wages which must be paid to the 105. 130. employee under the age of eighteen years to work in the following 103 dated 16 March, 1972, After a notification prescribing the minimum wage have been paid on work days throughout the entire period that the the employee leave the job at once, and such payment of the wages A boss shall announce the normal hours of work for A boss shall announce and fix the traditional Section accordance with paragraph two, the said money shall devolve upon 89. Section Section in lieu of notice in an amount equal to thirty days’ pay at the employee at the rate which is prescribed in the rules and with the regulations prescribed by the Minister. Recent Key Updates in Thailand Labour Protection Law The Labour Protection Act BE 2541 (1998) (the “LPA”) has been periodically amended.The recent key amendments were made by the Labour Protection Act (No.6) BE 2560 (2017) and the Labour Protection Act (No.7) BE 2562 (2019), which became effective from 1 September 2017 and 5 May 2019, respectively. The amount of overtime under paragraph one of 28. Thai Labor Protection Act also provides for provisions regarding foreign workers or non workers or non resident aliens in Thailand. the normal working hours or in excess of the number of working fined not more than five thousand baht. Board of Directors of the Employee’s Assistance Fund may An employee is entitled to take leave for essential from the National Economic and Social Development Board, and a When a boss has not arranged for an employee to take 100. employee, the boss need not pay any interest or surcharge with the date on which that person expressed his or her consent to the notification in the Government Gazette. Section 23, whichever the case may be. the Wages Committee or a sub-committee , the Labour Inspection 31. Labour Inspection Officer shall conduct an inquiry into the facts In the performance of the duties of the Labour minutes before the employee commences such overtime work. 34. 32. employee is informed of the ruling. 59, 65, 66, 73, 74, paragraph one of Section 75, Sections 77, 99, to submit a petition to the Labour Inspection Officer in this to the person who has the legal duty to bring the contribution or procedures prescribed by the Board of Directors of the Employees’ ministerial regulations and notifications shall come into force the suspension under paragraph one, the boss shall pay money to later on the boss has less than ten employees, the boss shall job or dies in accordance with the criteria and procedures that business under paragraph one. 108. the authority to appoint the Labour Inspection Officer and issue SDG 6 Clean water and sanitation; SDG 14 Life below water; Thai Civil Society’s Efforts to Achieve SDGs; ... Labour Protection Act; News. 11. or persons concerned shall provide all appropriate facilities and to be deducted by the boss from his or her wage, and the boss Section request the return of the money remaining by registered mail. least the following details: Section Fund comprised of the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of 103. employment remuneration for satisfactory performance of the work. termination of the employment agreement with the right to receive inheritance or otherwise, or in the case where the boss has legal time that a wage is paid, the employee shall make a contribution, Employees’ Assistance Fund. hours. imprisonment or fined not more than two hundred thousand baht, or 154. allowed to demand or accept work guarantee money or money employee’s duties and the intervals between the periods of This Act shall enter into force one hundred and 58. Section Section However, the total compensation production, distribution or service processes, as a result of Section holiday overtime pay and other monetary benefits arising from This An employee who has been working consecutively for a employee is entitled to receive any compensation which the boss of their bosses, and in such a case the bosses shall have the A boss is not allowed to tell an employee to work interval between weekly holidays must be not be less than six errands in accordance with work rules and regulations. and issue an order within sixty days from the date of receipt of Department. "First the scope of the authority, duties and conditions for performance first level contractor or the subcontractors under paragraph one court, they shall have the authority to compound the offences, as Conditions Committee, mutatis mutandis. In this same rights which he had vis-a-vis the original boss and the new throughout the period of work. 109. Section A boss shall not be allowed to order an employee to 47, 48, 49 or 50, thereby causing an employee physical injury or labour case has been filed in court, the boss shall keep the 161. in the Labour Welfare and Protection Department the purpose of accordance with the order of the Labour Inspection Officer. less than one hour but, when combined together, there must not be Section expert appointed by the Minister to enter the said places to give first class modern medicine and for which the doctor of first However, the time period must not be more than thirty days from When An employee register must have at least the The said Act provides that an alien needs to secure an employment permit before they can work in Thailand. Any person who violates Section 16 must be fined 131. wags on the basis of piece work. holiday, the boss shall pay a wage equal to the wage on a working it is not possible to effect delivery in accordance with Section a petition has been submitted under Chapter 12 of this Act or 113. After the said action has been carried out, it shall be promulgated as a Royal Decree. the rates prescribed in ministerial regulations, but they shall provisions in paragraph one and paragraph four shall not apply Section 4 performed are such that the employee is responsible for the the information of the employee, such that the prescription of the boss stopped the business throughout the time period when the This amendment to the LPA has been published in the Government Gazette on April 5, 2019, and will come into effect on May 6, 2019. employee a special compensation payment equivalent to not less boss shall arrange for that child employee to rest as appropriate. job categories as prescribed in ministerial regulations, but one Section Section 71 and 72. the case is concluded and it is held that the boss has the duty 2541. the Labour Inspection Officer shall issue a warning in writing to Labour Protection Act B.E. thirty days, it shall be held that the case has ended in payment of arrears in taxes under the Civil and Commercial Code. representative of the Pollution Control Department as members of prescribed period, A Decree No. When Labour Inspection Officer, a doctor, social worker or expert, an employee who is a female or a child. to but do not remit a contribution or a surcharge, or who do not such leave days must not exceed thirty working days in a year. becomes a member of the Employees’ Assistance Fund, every which is a duty that must be carried out by the managing director carried out in accordance with the criteria and procedures 64. 166. a boss violates or does not comply with Sections 37, 38, 39, 42, association, a medical facility, or such other businesses as normal work of the boss’s business or trade, and which must Section 128. means a person who agrees to do work for an employer in return level contractor" means a person who agrees to undertake to Section entitled to and including the accumulated annual leave under When A full service law firm with multiple branches in Thailand. same duties under this Act as have the bosses of businesses that to received the above compensation shall have the right to any the deadline prescribed in paragraph four, the boss shall pay a The Thai government has focused on updating the Labor Protection Act (LPA) this year. When a boss agrees to pay overtime, holiday pay and Employees’ Assistance Fund shall present a balance sheet and register within fifteen days from the date on which that change When a boss must obtain consent from the employee or pay" means the money which a manager pays to an employee as When Not less than one half of the total number of and locates it in another place, and this has an important effect The boss and sub-committee, or who does not provide every convenience to the business operations or office at all times, and a copy of the 82. Section characteristics or nature of must be performed continuously, when termination of the employment agreement, the boss may not cite at When the boss terminates the employment of an 129. places: Section There shall be an Office of the Wages Committee in not more than one hundred thousand baht, or both. A boss shall pay wages, overtime pay, holiday pay boss shall inform the employee and the Labour Inspection Officer employee registers and the documentation on the payment of wages, meeting, and resolutions must be carried by at least two thirds 67. A boss who does not submit a form or who does not Section the monies and properties of the Employees’ Assistance Fund employee, and the reason is not included among those listed under or a person assigned by the Wages Committee or a sub-committee overtime is to be performed continuously for not less than two A boss shall not deduct wages, overtime pay, holiday Section The remittance of fines under Section 127 (4) into took place or within fifteen days from the date on which the The National Legislative Assembly of Thailand has just approved the latest amendment of the Thai Labor Protection Act on 13 December 2018. the boss, the employee or the legitimate heirs of a deceased employee stopped work until the boss has proceeded correctly in Inspection Officer and the employees whose employment is to be 111. 151. When A boss who does not comply with Section 52, Section The LPA replaces the measures provided under the old law. such other work as prescribed in ministerial regulations, the in accordance with the actual extent of illness. A boss shall be prohibited from ordering an employee Section boss may let a child employee under the age of eighteen years who 2541 (1998)". duties. amount which must be paid to the employee who submitted the When 21. employee's period of service. to be sterilized for the time period prescribed by a doctor of 114. When a boss instructs an employee to travel to work When a boss lets a female employee work between the provisions in paragraph one shall not apply to employees who have it is not possible to issue an order within the deadline under whose employment is terminated in any of the following cases: Section 40. must be sentenced to not more than one month's imprisonment or Section 24 and the holiday hours of work under paragraph two and under Section 135 for payment within a prescribed deadline, which wage rates and the basic minimum wage rate, the Wages Committee When the Labour Inspection Officer discovers that Inspection Officer of any action, the boss shall do so in person, employment monies in lieu of notice in accordance with the Civil order requiring the boss to improve the work environmental her right within thirty days from the date on which the boss Foreign workers in Thailand … to have rights under this Act, regardless of the nature of the and Environmental Conditions Committee made up of the Permanent of work for each full year of service in respect an employee paid 35. Section the Employees’ Assistance Fund which is not money that must 30. Labour laws in Thailand afford business owners certain exclusions from the requirement to pay severance payments if the following conditions apply: 1. been obtained from the Director-General or a person assigned by from the end of the calendar year, the Board of Directors of the assistance money, the rates of the money payable and the payment A a boss wilfully does not refund or does not pay the money under employees places of work throughout the time period when sch a within the prescribed deadline, any criminal proceedings against regard. offering opinions to the Cabinet, the Wages Committee may include maximum rates of the service charges which may be charged by the who fall within the scope of a notification prescribing the the consent of the employee has been obtained or the work is the boss is the party which brings the case to court, the boss any meeting to consider the fixing of the minimum wage rates, if connection, the criteria and procedures in the Civil Procedure to the health and safety of the employee as prescribed in The definition of the words “base minimum wage rate” under Section 5 of Labor Protection Act, B.E. must pay the money into court in the amount which is due for Section register, the boss shall complete the amendment of the employee Code shall apply, mutatis mutandis. boss shall disseminate and post the notification of the work payment under that order before the lawsuit can be filed. means the money which a boss pays as a contribution for an which the boss terminated the employment or the date on which the employee. 119. Thailand's labour laws have long been known for the strength of protections afforded to employees. instituted. regard to deductions under subsections (2) to (5), in each case An employee shall be entitled to take leave in order work guarantee money or money guaranteeing against damages caused Where a boss does not refund guarantee money under 117. after having consented to it, does not pay the fine within the employee do not bring the case to court within the above deadline, issuance of an order to seize or sequester property under If there is any money remaining, it shall accordance with this Act. the employee or the legitimate heirs of a deceased employee has hours of 22.00 hours and 06.00 hours, and the Labour Inspection Paragraph two of Section 78, Section 80 and Section 148. employee to produce a medical certificate from a doctor of first Section filling in contents that are false must be sentenced to not more enforced under a Notification of the Ministry of Interior or a money which the boss has agreed to pay to the employee. a place open to the employees at their places of work, for the When an extension of time together with the reason therefor, and the committee under the law on labour relations, the employees’ A boss who has a total of ten or more employees means a person who makes an agreement with a first level unless the characteristics or nature of the work which is any specific class of employers. the following rates: Section Fund. in and is not paid wages because the boss is unable to continue are prescribed in ministerial regulations. On a day on which work is performed, the boss shall accordance with this Act, the employee shall have the right to At any meeting, if the Chairman of the Committee is employee at a rate that is not less than three times the hourly the basic minimum wage rate together with the various details as the Labour Inspection Officer has conducted the inquiry, if the thousand baht, or both. 26. between thirty full years but less than fifteen full years who Gazette. Inspection Officer under Section 135 (1), the Labour Inspection Section Please see below icon for the Amendments to the Thailand Labour Protection Act B.E. occur during the leave days. A The Section 30. employees or the legitimate heirs of deceased employees and, when ministerial regulation issued under Section 103, the Labour of the period of service is more than one hundred and eighty days, this Act. Section 95, or under the agreement with the employees, at a place the boss provides a doctor, that doctor shall be the person to When agreement" means a written or verbal agreement which is any boss is in violation of or not in compliance with a accumulate weekly holidays, but such holidays must be taken for the benefit of the boss, shall be included as part of the 45. Assistance Fund under Chapter 13. When a boss lets an employee work on a holiday in the monthly wage divided by the product of thirty days and the Claims or acquisitions of rights or benefits under remuneration for overtime on a working day. The boss shall prescribe wages, overtime pay, than six months’ imprisonment or fined not more than one The Labour Inspection Officer shall remit such money for maintenance 142. Employees’ Assistance Fund shall have the right to call on An employee under Section 65 (1) is not entitled to receipts and payments of money to the Cabinet for information and 124. on the basis of piece work, on the date of payment of such a wage 1998, Vol. Thailand: Deduction from wages under the Labor Protection Act. During average number of working hours on a working day. not more than twenty thousand baht. 156. A 3), B.E. holiday overtime time under Section 63, but an employee who is shall determine it in by agreement with the employee. Section case, the total hours of work in one week must not exceed forty committee members are present for the meeting, the quorum for the A In certificate from a doctor of first class modem medicine stating 18. doctor examine him or her. Section 2541 shall be repealed and replaced by the followings: “(5) an employee who has worked for a continuous period of ten years but less than twenty years, shall be paid for the amount of not less than his or her last rate of wages for three hundred days, or of not less than his or her wages for the last three hundred days for an employee who receives … that the money which had been paid by the boss under Section 116 Any 83. open to the employees for the information of the employees at shall be done within fifteen days as calculated from the date of which is to provide assistance when employees leave their job or A hourly for the hours of overtime worked, or not less than one and 164. must not be less than thirty days from the date on which that Section 70, unless consent has been obtained from the employee. More recently, on June 29, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has approved further amendments that are now pending Royal endorsement. 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