Labor Announcements The Royal Thai Embassy in Berlin.

Labor Announcements The Royal Thai Embassy in Berlin.

Escape or smuggling cases in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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          There are now some Thai people escaping into the Federal Republic of Germany and illegally working illegally to be aware of the consequences and the correct understanding of the work, the Labor Department has issued the following warning.
1. The Federation permits foreign workers Including Thai workers in advanced fields or professionals and insufficient profession such as engineers, nursing care for the elderly, medical technicians come to work in the federation. The Thai chefs / cooks specializations are the only semi-skilled workers who are allowed to work.
2. Employers must apply for Employment Permit from the Employment Agency of the Federal Republic of Germany when the Federal Employment Agency Grant of Residence and Work Permit (Visa Schengen) Thai workers must work for a period of time and work with an authorized employer.
3. Residence and Work Permit (Visa Schengen) that Thai workers receive can travel to EU member countries. However, it can not work in other EU countries other than the country where it is issued the Schengen Visa.
4. In case workers want to change workplace in the Federation New employers and Thai workers must apply for permission from the Immigration Bureau. Pending Thai workers are prohibited from doing any illegal work if they violate the law. The penalty applies to both employers and employees and the employee may be returned to the country.
5. Employers hiring foreign workers without a work permit Maximum penalty of 500,000 euros or a maximum of 10 years imprisonment. Employers employ foreign workers without a work permit with employment inferior to German employment in the same occupation. Imprisonment of up to 3 years or fine in some cases severe imprisonment of up to 10 years.
6. Thai workers who escape or illegally work The maximum penalty is 5,000 Euros and returned to the country. Thai workers are responsible for the costs of returning to the country and will be banned from joining the Federation for at least five years. The employer is responsible for all costs. In addition to the employer's fines mentioned above.
7.Thai workers who escape or work illegally will not be able to enter the Social Security system of the Federation, including sickness insurance, disability insurance, unemployment insurance, and old-age / pension insurance. It will not be eligible for basic benefits and can not file a complaint with the Federal Government on any matter from the employer.
In case of any doubts and inquiries, please contact Labor Department, Royal Thai Embassy, Berlin. Lepsiusstr. 64/66, 12163 Berlin Phone 030 79481231-2