List of jobs reserved for Thais trimmed

Local Hua Hin and regional Thailand news articles and discussion.
Post Reply
User avatar
buksida
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 16773
Joined: Tue Dec 31, 2002 12:25 pm
Location: south of sanity
Contact:

List of jobs reserved for Thais trimmed

Post by buksida » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:57 pm

Foreigners as of July 1 will be permitted to work in 12 professions previously reserved for Thais, though 28 other kinds of jobs remain off limits, including traditional Thai-style massage.

An updated list of occupations reserved for Thais was announced on Thursday, the number dropping from 39 on the list used since 1979. Labour Minister Pol General Adul Sangsingkeo said the list would be publicised in the interim and transgressors would be treated with leniency.

After July 1, officials would arrest violators, he said. The 12 professions to be opened to foreigners include manual labour, as defined by the Employment Department, and 11 others for which foreigners can be hired “as necessary”, with the condition that they can only be employees, not business owners or working independently.

The 11 others are agriculture, including animal husbandry, forestry, fisheries and other non-expert jobs; bricklaying, carpentry and other construction work; and making mattresses, quilt blankets, knives, shoes, hats, dresses, pottery and ceramic ware.

Foreigners with professional licences recognised in Thailand will also be able to work in civil engineering, architecture and accountancy, though with some restrictions on internal auditing.

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/ ... s/30348366
Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed? - Hunter S Thompson

handdrummer
Ace
Ace
Posts: 1331
Joined: Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:58 am

Re: List of jobs reserved for Thais trimmed

Post by handdrummer » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:23 pm

That's good as I have an advanced degree in mattress making.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 14 guests