Legal Vision Asia Pacific
Thailand During the Pandemic: Employers’ Consideration

As part of our continuing WSG Asia Pacific vlog series on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected employers and employees the Asia Pacific region, Kudun & Partners provides insight on measures employers have implemented to protect employees and minimize redundancy in Thailand. And, address procedures for remote and in-office work arrangements based on latest government and legislative changes.

WSG's Vlog series focuses on important topics in different regions, with member firms and expert leaders providing valuable insights and perspectives.

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Takeaways
  • For employee financial assistance, Social Security and employer-related welfare funds contributions have been reduced or made exempt.
  • Thai government has not imposed any requirement on employers to implement a work from home policy. It is at the employer's discretion.
  • Under the Thai law, each terminated employee is entitled to at least a one-month termination notice.

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Taiwan During the Pandemic: Employers’ Consideration

As part of our continuing WSG Asia Pacific vlog series on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected employers and employees the Asia Pacific region, LCS & Partners provides insight on measures employers have implemented to protect employees and minimize redundancy in Taiwan. And, address procedures for remote and in-office work arrangements based on latest government and legislative changes.

WSG's Vlog series focuses on important topics in different regions, with member firms and expert leaders providing valuable insights and perspectives.

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Takeaways
  • The government has provided financing assistance to certain industries most directly affected by the pandemic and expanded employee subsidies for unemployment reduction in work hours.
  • There are no new labor regulations that entitle employees to work from home and requests are thus handled at the employer’s discretion, line with the employer’s policies.
  • Taiwan is not an at-will jurisdiction, and unilateral termination of employment is only permitted in very limited situations.

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