As of Ministerial Regulation, B.E. 2541 (A.D. 1998) Issued under the Provisions of the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (A.D.1998) issued by Mr. Trairong Suwannakhire; Miniser of La bour and social Welfare on the 19th of August, B.E.2541 (A.D.1998) Page 60 of the Thai Labor Protection Act. it say, QUOTE: "(1) The Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (A.D. 1998) shall not apply to an employer who operates a private school under the law relation to private schools but only in respect of principals and teachers."
The authority was given to this one man under section Section 4 of the act page 1, which states "Apart from the previous sub-sections, Ministerial Regulations may be issued to any category of employer whatsoever and exclude the provisions of the Act, either n whole or in part."
This act exemption appears to be an outright example how the elite control information taught in the schools and how teachers are kept under control. With many foreign teachers teaching at private schools the access to world news and free thinking is a danger to the status quo. Therefore by having such a law that will effectively deny the teachers any rights of redress in the labour system or benefits granted under the law, it is a great tool to keep the teachers under the thumb. I even had Thai teachers come to me and beg me not to mention their names as they had too much time in and did not want to get fired. They knew that they are not government employees and also have no rights under this act.
There are seperate laws also for international schools which I have not located as of yet. Anyone that knows where to find this law, please post it so we can look it up also.
The only way I know of to get this law replaced with a fair and just one is to get the present Minister of Labour to repeal it. Evidently, they don't need anyone's permission to do anything and are above the law. Maybe another administration fee is in order.
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