May 11, 2016

A Regional Guide to Background Checks 2016 – Thailand Chapter

Mayer Brown JSM and Tilleke & Gibbins

A Regional Guide to Background Checks, published by Mayer Brown JSM in collaboration with Tilleke & Gibbins, provides an overview of the legal and practical issues surrounding employment background checks in 17 countries. The guide covers aspects such as criminal records, drug and alcohol testing, conditions, restrictions, and sanctions.

The Thailand chapter of the guide, written by David Duncan, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group, offers insight into the types of background checks employers are permitted to carry out on applicants including conditions and limitations; the timing of background checks on applicants; background checks during employment; the steps employers must take to check that an applicant or employee is legally entitled to work in Thailand; data processing; and the relevant laws including the Civil and Commercial Code, Penal Code, Credit Information Business Act, Labor Protection Act, and National Health Act.

If you would like to read A Regional Guide to Background Checks, please click on the PDF below.

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