According to Section 29 of Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541, an employer shall announce not less than thirteen traditional holidays per year in advance for employees, including National Labour Day as specified by the Minister.

The employer shall fix the traditional holidays according to the annual official holidays, religious or local traditional holidays.

If a traditional holiday falls on a weekly holiday of an employee, the employee shall take a day off to substitute for the traditional holiday on the following Working Day.

Whereas an employer does not provide a traditional holiday to an employee because the employee performs work of such description or nature as prescribed in the Ministerial Regulations, the Employer shall make an agreement with the employee to take another day off to substitute for the traditional holidays or the employer shall pay holidays pay to the employee.

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