Major Amendments To Thailand¹s Labor Protection Act Effective May 2019.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Thailand - Labour & Employment

11 April, 2019


A new act was published in Thailand’s Government Gazette on April 5, 2019, which will amend the current Labor Protection Act (LPA). The new act will become effective 30 days after publication—i.e. on May 5, 2019.


The new act has a substantial impact on statutory severance pay, maternity leave, “necessary business leave,” employee relocation and transfer, and various other matters that. A full summary of the new provisions is provided in our recent client alert



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Pimvimol (June) Vipamaneerut,  Partner, Tilleke & Gibbins