The labor law in Thailand is NOT gray

Postbox letter from Jonathan

There is no gray area here. Always go with a Thai. Always speak to a supervisor if anyone tries to fob you off with the 'this doesn't apply to you' crap. Nearly all schools will settle at the initial arbitration meeting.


Severance pay part two

Postbox letter from Justice for Chalkies

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.


Putting an end to the severance pay issue

Postbox letter from The Dude Abides

If Thailand gives you a teaching license and a work permit than every teacher has labor rights.


With regards to severance pay

Postbox letter from Walter

My friend was awarded 90,000 baht and the school had to pay it.


Severance pay issue

Postbox letter from Mr John

I also investigated the possibility of getting severance pay as a previous employer did not renew my contract after three years of service.


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