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Draft Amendments to Thailand’s Labour Protection Laws

Brief: On 13 December 2018, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand passed a resolution to approve amendments to the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) (“LPA”) …

Introduction

On 13 December 2018, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand passed a resolution to approve amendments to the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) (“LPA”) by issuing a new draft Labour Protection Act (no. 7) B.E. 2562 (2019) (“Amendment Act”). The Amendment Act is expected to come into force in Q1 2019 after it is published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette.

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By Rawat Chomsri (Partner) and Phatcharapon Sunlakawit (Associate) © January 2019