Policy on Payment of Wages and Remuneration with Impartiality, Equality, and Justice

Khon Kaen University Announcement
No. 2287/2566
Subject: Policy on Payment of Wages and Remuneration with Impartiality, Equality, and Justice
        The Gender Equality Act of B.E. 2558 (2015) was issued in accordance with the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand on human dignity, rights, freedom, and individual equality. There is an awareness of the necessity for the personnel to have a good quality of life without facing any discrimination or limitation of any rights and benefits either directly or indirectly, with respect to ethnicity, nationality, age, skin color, religion and beliefs, gender, marital status, physical disability, and socio-economic background. Thusly, Khon Kaen University has stipulated the following policy and guidelines for the University personnel:
        (1) Payment of the lowest wage to personnel shall be in accordance with the labor law and shall be justified. There shall be no use of forced labor, slave labor, child labor, and/or labor from human trafficking.
        (2) In order to acquire quality personnel, payment of remuneration relies on the principles of quality, effectiveness, and efficiency. The wages are adequately high to attract quality personnel to carry out the work, with motivation that reinforces effective operations and the appropriate competency for the position, depending on the appropriateness of the budget, necessity, and the University’s revenues.
        (3) Payments of remuneration shall be in accordance with the University Regulations of Salary, Position Allowance, Remuneration for University Academics, Researchers, and Supporting Officers of 2012 and the Amendments. The stipulated rates shall be dependent upon the educational qualifications, skills, knowledge, competency, and experiences that are related to the position for which the person is employed or the position to which the person is being promoted. Payments shall be free from discrimination based on ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, differences in gender, or physical disability, and are to be paid with equality and justice.

Issued as of October 6, 2023.

Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D.