Thailand amends the Labor Protection Act

Update: The changes listed in this article are now in force as of 5 May 2019. Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) approved a draft amendment to the Labor Protection Act that increases maternity leave, personal leave and statutory severance pay. […]

Thailand adds additional public holiday

The Thai cabinet has approved two additional paid public holidays for 2019: The Songkran (Thai New Year) holiday for 2019 is extended from four days to five days, from 12-16 April, due to 13 April falling on a Saturday. 6 […]

Thailand maternity leave extension in process

Thailand’s Department of Labour Protection and Welfare is increasing the statutory maternity leave entitlement by eight days, from the current 90 days to 98 days. The proposed changes will also separate the leave into a separate prenatal leave period of […]