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  • The Labor Protection Act of 1998 is applicable to all employees and employers, except for the government administration and state enterprises. The Labor Protection Act regulates the minimum rights of both the employee and employer by defining the working hours, welfare funding, holidays, days of sick leave or educational leave, overtime, work safety.


  • Employers operating their businesses in Thailand can, under Thai Labour Law, terminate the employment of their employees by dismissing them. Conversely, termination initiated by employees is referred to as resignation.


  • According to the latest act, both public and private organisations with more than 100 employees are mandated to hire persons with disabilities in the ratio of one disabled person to every one hundred regular employees (1:100).


  • Employees working in Thailand are provided with basic legal protection and benefits. For example, they are entitled to no fewer than 13 national holidays per year and after working in their employments for one consecutive year, they may take six days of annual leave.


  • The Social Security Act requires employers and employees to make contributions to the Social Security Fund on a monthly basis. The Social Security Fund is administered by the Social Security Office, a division of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare.


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