Chalermpol Intarasing is an Attorney-at-Law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group. Chalermpol is highly adept at dealing with labor and employment matters, possessing an innate ability to manage and control labor-management relations, particularly as they relate to strikes, lockouts, and labor demands. Sought for his strategic and solution-driven employment advice, Chalermpol assists both employers and employees with all aspects related to work rules and regulations, employment agreements, and safety. When negotiations are on the table, he steps in to secure favorable outcomes for his clients.
A graduate of Burapha University, Chalermpol is fluent in both English and Thai, being able to communicate high-level employment-related advice to both local and foreign clients. In addition to assisting clients, Chalermpol also contributes his legal expertise to a number of World Bank research projects.
Helped a manufacturer respond to the employees’ creation of a labor union and the subsequent lodging of a labor demand. Advised the client and created a plan of action for managing all issues. Ultimately, the employees discontinued the process of the labor demand, and withdrew their application for registration of the labor union.
Represented a manufacturer in negotiations with a labor union on strike. Successfully negotiated the terms of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), thus expediting the conclusion of the strike. In the CBA, we secured favorable terms for our client and the return of certain management rights.
Consulted on union negotiations, process and procedures under Thai law, and applicable standards and contract terms.
Advised a large American supplier and manufacturer of semiconductors on employment issues for its Thai subsidiaries arising from flooding. This dealt with restructuring employment, outsourcing arrangements, recovery planning as floodwaters receded, and laying off over 1,600 employees.
Defended a multinational manufacturing company and its subsidiary in unfair termination lawsuits (after operations were withdrawn from Thailand following the 2011 floods) by 100 former employees. The plaintiffs’ claims totaled USD 17.6 million in damages.
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