As part of the measures to help ease the impact of the rise in fuel prices, the Cabinet, on 29 March 2022, approved, in principle, the reduction of the contribution rate to the Social Security Fund. This new measure, once the regulations are issued, will reduce the monthly contribution rates of employers and employees from 5% to 1% of wage applicable for three months starting from May until July 2022, to help reduce the cost of living for employees and costs for employers through the SSF system.
With the COVID-19 restrictions beginning to ease in Thailand, along with many parts of the world, the question that comes to mind for most of us, and particularly for employers, is whether it is now the right time to return to the workplace.
Mental well-being is the foundation of a healthy life, which can be manifested in a number of ways, including the ability to cope with stress, productivity at work and participation in society in general. The importance of mental health cannot be undermined if an individual or organization is to thrive. Mental health well-being in the workplace has increasingly become a consideration for employers when it comes to ensuring long-term engagement and productivity among their workforce.
As Thailand is currently facing a substantial surge in COVID-19 infections, further relief measures have been approved by the Cabinet on 5 May 2021 to assist employees and employers affected by the recent COVID-19 outbreak
Further COVID-19 relief measures were announced this week by the government to provide financial support to employers and employees affected by the continued rise in COVID-19 infections, in addition to those that had already been put in place.
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On 13 December 2018, the National Legislative Assembly (“NLA”) approved the draft amendment to the Labour Protection Act (“Draft”). The Draft will be submitted for endorsement by His Majesty the King and, subsequently, published in the Royal Gazette before it becomes effective. It is expected that the Draft will become…