Current Labour Issues in Thailand

by Patchanee Kumnak, December 2019 General social context of Thailand Economic development is slowing down  Factories closed down as economy is slowing down. Employers apply the labour law allowing enforcing 75% of salary. They also lay off workers in garment, automobile, electronics, electric appliances, chemical products sectors and so on. Around 44,000 workers are laid…

Dissecting Kula’s New Minimum Wage Recommendation within 16 Months

by S.Arutchelvan (PSM Central Committee Member) Recently under intense pressure to raise the minimum wage, YB M.Kulasegaran – the Human Resources Minister said that a review will be done within 16months on the question of minimum wage.(Bernama, 20 April 2019).  This is actually no breaking news because whatever he says, under the law, the Minimum…