The New Law is designed to systematically manage the employment of foreigners, achieve poverty eradication, social integration and full employment!!!

Intensive Workshop on September 27th - 28th, 2018

The New Law is designed to systematically manage the employment of foreigners and achieve poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for people with different at national level guaranteeing basic services and minimum income by right, closing the gap between the haves Access to decent wages, social and financial security provides opportunities for good health. In order to resolve the issue of illegal foreign workers in Thailand, and regulate those who hire them or help to bring them into the country, the government has urgently promulgated a new law, entitled the Royal Decree on Managing the Work of Foreigners B.E. 2560 (2017) (the New Law), which came into effect on June 23, 2017. It replaces and unifies the Working of Foreigner Act B.E. 2551 (2008) and the Royal Decree on Recruitment of Foreigners B.E. 2559 (2016).

This workshop will give you the tools to manage conflict constructively in the workplace. Due to the ever-increasing costs of conflict in the workplace, employers are increasingly. Employee conflict, labour disputes and discrimination claims in particular are increasingly common. It is also the tool used by professional mediators to resolve conflicts between disputing parties. For the business owners out there, you may have to pay your staff at a new, slightly higher minimum wage. The minimum wage in Thailand varies from THB300 – THB330. Employers in Thailand who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Thailand's government!!!

EMPLOYMENT LAW: Latest updates & Amendment

Key Benefits:

  • Definition of “Employee”

  • Expatriate Employment Agreement.

  • Drafting on International Employment Agreement.

  • Welfare & benefit under the contract.

  • Alien Working and Managing the Work of Aliens Act B.E. 2017

  • A New Released Act in 2016 and 2017.

  • Hiring and bringing in migrant workers to work in Thailand.

  • Offence Penalty

  • Employer Offenses

  • Engaging a foreigner to perform work that is prohibited to foreigners.

  • International Employment Agreement & Drafting.

  • Transfer or Reshuffle of the employment.

  • Risk management in relation to secondment agreement.

  • Termination

  • Unfair Dismissal & Damages in Connection to Unfair Dismissal, Constructive dismissal.

  • Outsource &Temporary Agreement

  • Warning letter

  • Minimum wage

  • Enforcement and Impact of the new rate of minimum wage.


  • Prepare draft Employment Contract and International Contract for an Expatriate Employment

  • Prepare a valid legal warning letter

  • Prepare a valid legal termination letter

Who Should Attend ?

Workshop is designed for Managers, Human Resources professionals, government employees, business people, consultants, team leaders, educators, health care professionals, lawyers, accountants, union and management representatives, people who resolve employee issues or complaints, people who want to be professional.


Mr. Wasantachai Watanavongvisudhi Partner, International Legal Counsellors Thailand​ "How can a business protect itself against employees working for the competition?"

Professional Qualifications: - LL.B.(Hons)-Ramkhamhaeng University (1979) - LL.M.(Business Law)- Thammasat University (1987) - Diploma in Business Shipping- Chulalongkorn University (1985) - Diploma in U.S. Business Law, Legal Institute, Michigan University, U.S.A.(1999) - Graduate Diploma in Business Law, Thammasat University (2007) Professional Experience:

>> Over 30 years of experience in practice area of labor laws. He is a litigation partners dealing with various cases of labor disputes. He has successfully represented clients in many cases before the Central Labor Court of Thailand. His current position is a litigation partner and Expert on Labor Law, Litigation and Labor Department of International Legal Counsellors Thailand Ltd. He obtained LL.B. (Hons), Diploma in U.S. Business Law, Michigan campus and also LL.M. (Business Law) from Thammasat University, etc.

>> Expertise in Labor litigation cases in various Labor Courts of Thailand.

>> The expertise include the cases relating to dispute on unfair termination, labor claim, and labor dispute with the Labor Unions etc.

Other Activities:

++ Law Lecturer (Visiting Instructor) on Labor Law, Siam University ++ Committee of Foreign Affair, Lawyers Council of Thailand (2013-Present) ++ Committee of Disciplinare Investigation, Lawyers Council of Thailand (2011) ++ Committee of Foreign Affair, Law Society (1989)

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