Ministry of Labour (Thailand)

The Ministry of Labour (Abrv: MOL; Thai: กระทรวงแรงงาน, RTGSKrasuang Raengngan), is a Thai government body responsible for the oversight of labour administration and protection, skill development, and the promotion of employment in Thailand. The ministry was founded in 1993 as the "Ministry of Labour and Social Services", then renamed "Ministry of Labour" in 2002.[2]

Kingdom of Thailand
Ministry of Labour
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Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Thailand
HeadquartersDin Daeng, Bangkok
Annual budget52,594 million baht (FY2019)
Minister responsible

Organisation and budgetEdit

Article 35 of the Act on Reorganization of Ministries, Ministerial Bureaus and Departments, B.E.2545 (2002) established the following MOL structure:[3]

  1. Office of the Minister
  2. Office of the Permanent Secretary
  3. Department of Employment
  4. Department of Skill Development
  5. Department of Labour Protection and Welfare (DLPW)[4]
  6. Social Security Office

For FY2019, the ministry's budget is 52,594 million baht.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Minister Profile". Ministry of Labour. Retrieved 3 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "MOL History". Ministry of Labour (Thailand). Retrieved 22 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "MOL Duties". Ministry of Labour. Retrieved 27 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Home". Department of Labour Protection and Welfare. Retrieved 2 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Thailand's Budget in Brief Fiscal Year 2019 (Revised ed.). Bureau of the Budget. December 2018. p. 88. Retrieved 13 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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