Employment and Employee Benefits in Thailand: Overview | Practical Law

Employment and Employee Benefits in Thailand: Overview | Practical Law

A Q&A guide to employment and employee benefits law in Thailand.

Employment and Employee Benefits in Thailand: Overview

Practical Law Country Q&A 8-617-6522 (Approx. 26 pages)

Employment and Employee Benefits in Thailand: Overview

Law stated as at 01 Jan 2024Thailand
A Q&A guide to employment and employee benefits law in Thailand.
This Q&A gives a high-level overview of the key practical issues including: the scope of employment regulation; employment status; background checks; regulation of the employment relationship (including unilateral changes by an employer to the terms and conditions of employment); minimum wage and bonuses; working time, holidays and flexible working; illness and injury of employees; rights created by continuous employment; provisions for fixed-term, part-time and agency workers; discrimination and harassment; termination of employment (including protection against dismissal and protected employees); resolution of disputes between an employee and employer; redundancy/layoff; employee representation and consultation; consequences of a business transfer; employer and parent company liability; employer insolvency; employers' health and safety obligations; taxation of employment income; intellectual property; restraint of trade; and relocation of employees.