Thailand: Amendments To Labour Protection Act
12 March 2008
Mayer Brown Legal Update
March 2008 - Thailand's National Legislative Assembly ("NLA") has approved the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2551 (the "New Act") to take effect on 28 May 2008. The New Act amends the Thai Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (the "Existing Act") by adding provisions to protect indirect or outsourced workers and empowering the Court to order an amendment of employment contracts, work rules, regulations or orders if these are not deemed fair or appropriate.