Minimum Wage To Raise in Thailand

July 4th, 2012
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Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong has confirmed that the minimum wage raise to 300 baht a day will take effect on 1 April 2012 as Planned.

  • The private sector has expressed its concern over the plan of the government to raise minimum wage saying that the measure will prompt an increase of 140 billion Baht a year to the capital labor cost.
  • The 300 Baht Minimum wage will be implemented in Bangkok, Phuket, Nakorn Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakarn and Samut Sakorn.