The amended Labour Protection Act sets out the terms and conditions to define the work-from-anywhere concept in Thailand.
Independent food delivery riders in Thailand are advocating for equitable employee benefits and support while facing work hazards.
Organisations can do more to create a psychologically safe work environment that improves employee engagement, performance, and retention.
Her responsibilities as CMO include brand strategy, corporate communications, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.
A projected salary increase of 4.5% across all industries can be expected for the next two years as companies offer higher wages to attract talent.
Thai workers must be upskilled as the government reaffirms its commitment to the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project.
The Health Promotion Foundation wants to add to the 2,000 workplaces around the country that are already non-smoking premises.
To tackle an ageing society, more job offers and placements are available to workers over 60 who want to continue to work.
An amendment to the Labour Protection Act has been proposed to abolish temporary and daily employment and upgrading the status of workers.
The main causes of burnout include long working hours, an inflexible organisational structure, and a lack of proper tools for work.
The Thai Sang Thai Party has proposed setting up a labour union to improve welfare, benefits and offer training opportunities for gig workers.
The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is objecting to the Labour Ministry’s plan to enforce a new minimum wage hike on October 1.
A new hike in minimum daily wages of between 5% and 8% is expected in September, since the rates have remained unchanged for over two years.
The government will seek wage increases for private-sector employees to help them cope with rising costs due to higher inflation.
A new platform aimed at streamlining procedures is expected to benefit over three million SMEs in the country.
A new US$100 budget will finance job creation projects within the BCG (bio-, circular and green) space and will last for three months.
While more employees in Asia-Pacific are returning to the office, many companies in Thailand are continuing hybrid work arrangements.
The cabinet has approved a 3.5-billion-baht (US$99,927) budget to hire more than 68,000 recent graduates and jobless people nationwide.
The minimum daily wage hike this year will not be a sharp one to protect businesses still reeling from the economic impact of the pandemic.
The unemployment rate declined to 1.53% in Q1’2022, from 1.64% in Q4’2021, and 2.25% in Q3’2021, the lowest rate since the pandemic began.
The PDPA, which regulates the processing of personal data with regards to commercial transactions, had seen its implementation delayed.
Thailand’s Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has said if the minimum wage is increased to 492 baht (US$14.27), many SMEs will be severely impacted.
The tripartite national wage committee is expected to propose a hike in minimum wages in August, but a flat-rate wage of 492 baht (US$14.3) a day is unlikely.
Employers are reminded to look after their workers and take precautionary measures if they choose to hold gatherings.
Businesses and organisations should adopt a policy of working from home for between 5 and 7 days, said the Department of Disease Control.
Under the latest phase of its subsidy scheme, some 29 million people will be eligible for a 50% discount on products and services.
Amid rising costs of living, the National Wage Committee is expected to hold a meeting to consider the proposal to increase the daily minimum wage.
This aims to increase women’s empowerment in the workplace and Thailand's progress towards sustainable socio-economic development.
The Social Security Office has been asked to propose a legal amendment that ensures women entitled to 98 days maternity leave are paid in full.
The impact of the Omicron variant on economic activity has not been significant, allowing activities within the country to proceed.