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Company Work Regulations
in Thailand

Company Work Regulations in Thailand- Juslaws & Consult

Company Work Regulations in Thailand

A company in Thailand having 10 or more regular employees is required to establish and display written work rules and regulations that comply with the stipulations of the Labor Protection Act of B.E. 2541 (1998). The company work regulations must also be submitted for approval at the District Office of Labor Protection and Welfare in the area where the company's head office is located.

Officials of the Office of Labor Protection and Welfare in Thailand will review the submitted company work regulations and advise whether any revisions are required. Typically this procedure takes any where from two to four weeks. The approved regulations must be prominently displayed at the place of work within 15 days of the date the company has hired 10 or more employees. Section 108 of the Labor Act in Thailand stipulates that company work regulations must be written in the Thai language and contain detailed provisions for at least the following:

  1. Working days, regular working hours and rest periods
  2. Holidays and rules for taking holidays
  3. Rules concerning overtime work and work on holidays
  4. Date and place of payment of basic pay, overtime pay, holiday pay and holiday overtime pay
  5. Leave and rules for taking leave
  6. Discipline and punishment
  7. Submission of complaints
  8. Termination of employment, severance pay and special severance pay.

Juslaws & Consult

Juslaws & Consult has on its staff a group of very experienced employment law experts ready to assist clients in the preparation or review of company work regulations to ensure that their rules and regulations comply with the provisions of the Labor Act and they will also also ensure to meet the needs of the company and its employees.


At Juslaws & Consult we help companies to comply with the numerous employment provisions required by the Labor Act in Thailand, including company work regulations which as you can see can get rather complicated. If you would like more information please do not hesitate to contact us.


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