Thailand's employment laws regulate employment and working conditions such as maximum work hours, working days, holidays, overtime, maternity leave, employee welfare, social security, termination of employees, occupational health and safety, grievances, sick leave, minimum wage and severance pay.
Employment in Thailand may be lawfully terminated for a variety of reasons, including the following:
- Completion of agreed upon work
- Expiration of contract and legal employment period
- Mutual agreement reached on termination of contract
- Employment being transferred to a third party, without agreement of employee
- In case of gross misconduct performed by employee, termination by employer
Thailand Severance Pay and Termination Issues
Chaninat and Leeds' labor lawyers have successfully defended employment cases in a multitude of labor law issues, including:
- Wage and hours disputes
- Wrongful termination claims
- Severance pay claims
- Wage disputes
- Representation at the Thailand Labor Department
- Representation in the Thai Labor Court
- Employment contracts and severance matters
- Non-competition and confidentiality agreements
- Establishing office regulations
Our senior partners include prominent Thailand labor law experts who provide consultation to the Thailand Department of Labor, teach Labor Law at government universities, and have published multiple professional treatises on Thai Labor Law.
Our courtroom litigators have successfully defended hundreds of clients in Thai Labor Court.