Some have temporarily reduced employees' wages, while others have resorted to a complete or partial halt to operations. (If it is deemed force majeure, an employer may be able to withhold all wages—more on this below.) As mentioned above, force majeure events that prevent business operations may enable an employer to withhold all wages from employees. Force majeure essentially refers to damage from an unpreventable devastating event. In 2020, a regulation was enacted under the Social Security Act which also related to the definition of force majeure under section 75 of the LPA.
Source: Bangkok Post August 03, 2021 08:26 UTC