Mr. Anurak Tossarat, Director-General of the Department of Employment Ministry of Labor revealed that H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo, Minister of Labor assigned to the Department of Employment to accelerate the special job for students to work during school holidays or free time, to enhance the work experience, to practice patience, to instill responsibility and self discipline, to be able to spend their free time properly, not to randomly or tamper with narcotics or misbehave. In addition, there is a reasonable income from the occupation. Increase your income. Helps to lighten the burden of parents as well as the value of money. This is the way to learn the professional world before entering the labor market. This is the basis for finding a job when graduating.
In the past year, the Department of Employment has provided special work for students to work on condition that the students must be 15 years old or older, if working in a government agency, must work at least 7 hours a day, excluding holidays. If they work less than 3 and a half hours per day, the compensation will not exceed 150 baht. If they work in a private establishment, the minimum hourly wage rate is 40 baht per hour. The students can work up to 7 hours a day and up to 36 hours a week. If they work outside of class time during the regular semester, they have to work up to 4 hours a day, on school holidays, weekends and public holidays up to 6 hours a day. Students are not allowed to work in gambling establishments, slaughterhouses, dance venues, restaurants that sell alcohol, etc. Most of the jobs are sales and customer service, restaurant jobs, department stores, convenience stores, and Warehouse. The job must be safe and not dangerous for the students.
Mr. Anurak said that in the year 2017, 13,297 students were recruited for job placement and 8,555 were employed. Most of them were secondary school students, followed by bachelors, High school and primary school respectively. Students work in most customer service positions, secondly, salesclerks, production workers, receptionists, and waiters. Students who wish to work part-time Or any employer / establishment wishing to accept a part-time student can be contacted at the provincial employment offices in all provinces, Bangkok Employment Office, Area 1-10 or call the Ministry of Labor 1506 press 2 Department of Employment.