December 1, 2021
Tilleke & Gibbins Annual Employment Law Forum 2021

Tilleke & Gibbins’ 2021 Annual Employment Law Forum Webinar Series ran from November 17 to 30. This year, the forum offered 11 sessions on a range of in-demand topics related to labor law in Thailand and Vietnam. Video recordings of all session are linked to in the descriptions below.

The sessions during the first week were led by lawyers from Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group:

On the second week of the 2021 Annual Employment Law Forum, Tilleke & Gibbins’ Thailand corporate and commercial team delivered the following presentations:

On the final week of the forum, Tilleke & Gibbins’ labor teams in Bangkok and Vietnam presented the following discussions:

  • On November 29, Chuyen Hong Huu Le and Kien Trung Trinh delivered two sessions titled “Practical Issues for Employee Transfer in Vietnam”—once in English and once in Vietnamese. In the sessions, they covered common difficulties encountered during the transfer of employees in Vietnam and shared practical tips for a smooth and efficient transfer process.
  • On November 29, Penrurk Phetmani, together with Ketnut Pukahuta as a moderator, presented a Thai-language session focused on key points relevant to requesting work permits and visa extensions for foreign employees in Thailand. Penrurk provided a comprehensive overview of work permit criteria, end of employment requirements, penalties, and other related restrictions that companies should know.
  • On November 30, Nu Thi To Nguyen and Sarah Galeski offered insights (in English) on termination of employees in Vietnam in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and concluded the session with an interactive discussion with attendees.