Asian Employment Laws

Introduction

In this article, I will list the employment laws for each country in Asia. I will add to the list as time go by. I do not provide assurance that the list will be the latest or complete. Please obtain the services of a qualified lawyer on this matter,

Japan

  • Labor Union Act
  • Labor Relations Adjustment Act
  • Labor Standards Act
  • Ordinance for Enforcement of the Labor Standards Act
  • Act on Promoting the Resolution of Individual Labor-Related Disputes
  • Act on the Succession to Labor Contracts upon Company Split
  • Act on Securing etc of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment.
  • Act on Improvement etc of Employment Management for Part-Time Workers
  • Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on Improvement etc of Employment Management of Part-Time Workers
  • Act on the Welfare of Workers Who Take Care of Children or Other Family Members Including Child Care and Family Care Leave.
  • Industrial Safety and Health Act
  • Order for Industrial Safety and Health Act (Tentative Translation)
  • Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health (Appended Table 2,5 and 9; up to the Revision of the Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No,23 of 2009)
  • Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance Act
  • Employment Security Act
  • Ordinance for the Enforcement of Employment Security Act
  • Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers.
  • Ordinance for the Enforcement of the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers.
  • Human Resources Development Promotion Act
  • Employment Insurance Act
  • Act on the Collection etc of Insurance Premiums of Labour Insurance.

Malaysia

  • The Wages Council Act 1947
  • The Workman’s Compensation Act 1952
  • The Employment Act 1955
  • The Trade Unions Act 1959
  • The Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966
  • The Industrial Relations Act 1967
  • The Employees Social Security Act 1969
  • The Employment (Restriction) Act 1968
  • The Employees Provident Fund Act 1991
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994
  • Human Resources Development Bhd Act 2001
  • National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011
  • Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
  • Minimum Wages Order 2012

 Indonesia

  • Law Number 1 of 1970 concerning Work Safety
  • Law Number 2 of 2004 concerning Industrial Labor Relationship Dispute Settlements
  • Law Number 3 of 1992 concerning Worker Social Security
  • Law Number 7 of 1981 concerning Mandatory Report of Manpower
  • Law Number 11 of 1992 concerning Pension Funds.
  • Law Number 13 or 2003 concerning Manpower (In line with the Constitutional Court Decision No. 012/PUU-I/2003)
  • Law Number 21 of 2000 concerning Labor Unions

 Thailand

  • Alien Employment Act B.E. 2521 (1978) (Department Of Employment)
  • Skill Development Promotion Act B.E. 2545 (2002) (Department Of Skill Development)
  • Labour Relations Act B.E. 2518 (1975) (Department Of Labour Protection And Welfare)
  • Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) (Department Of Labour Protection And Welfare)
  • Social Security Act B.E. 2533 (1980) (Social Security Office)
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act B.E. 2537 (1994) (Social Security Office)
  • Law on Minimum Wages a. Normal Working Time (Labour Protection Act, Sec. 23)
  • Labour Court and Labour Procedure B.E.2511 (1979)
  • Thai Civil and Commercial Code (Hire of Service)
  • Provident Fund B.E.2530 (1987)
  • Employment and Job Seeker Protection Act B.E.2528 (1985)

 

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