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15th - February, 2022
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by Som Ratana

Notification on Termination of Allowance for Suspended Workers in the Textile, Garment, Footwear, Traveling Bag Manufacturing Sectors

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued the Notification on Termination of Allowance for Suspended Workers in the Textile, Garment, Footwear, Traveling Bag Manufacturing Sectors on 18th January 2022.

The government had paid USD 40 to workers in such a sector whose employment contracts were suspended due to stoppage of operation etc. This notification states that such allowance will not be paid from January 2022 onward and that if an employer intends to suspend employment agreements, the contract shall be suspended in accordance with Article 71 and 72 of the Labour Law, or by agreement of both parties from the issuance date of this notification.