NEW NOTEWORTHY POINTS IN THE DRAFT OF THE LABOR CODE

Due to the need to internalize labor standards of the International Labor Organization (ILO); to meet the requirements for international economic integration, and overcoming many shortcomings and limitations of the implementation of the Labor Code in 2012 (“BLLD 2012”), Draft amendments to the Labor Code of 2019 (“Draft Code​”) are currently being submitted to the […]

VIETNAM A TOP TEN COUNTRY FOR EXPATRIATE WORKERS

Vietnam has been named in the top 10 countries for expatriate workers, according to HSBC’s Expat 2019 Global Report which was released on July 4, 2019.  It is the first time Vietnam was mentioned among the top 10 best countries for foreigners living and working worldwide.

The report is analyzed based on three factors, including quality of life, personal […]

By |July 15th, 2019|Labor, Employement & HR|0 Comments

WHICH FOREIGN WORKERS ARE SUBJECT TO THE COMPULSORY SOCIAL INSURANCE PROGRAM IN VIETNAM?

Recently, due to many provisions regulating the participation of foreign employees in the compulsory social insurance (the “CSI”) program, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (“MOLISA”) has received many inquiries from various enterprises asking which particular foreign workers are subject to the CSI program in Vietnam under Decree No.143/2018/ND-CP dated October 15, 2018 […]

VCI LEGAL JOINED JOB FAIR 2019 AT HANOI LAW UNIVERSITY

On 31 Mar 2019, Hanoi Law University organized Job Fair 2019 for its students.  This event was a career-orientation program which aimed to provide the students with opportunities to learn about the recruitment information of companies and to interact with leading law firms and their lawyers.

In order to share our passion for developing a professional […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECREE 86 REGARDING FOREIGN COOPERATION AND INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION SECTOR

Decree No. 86/2018/ND-CP on Foreign Cooperation and Investment in Education has been in force since August 01, 2018 which is expected to encourage foreign investor to set up business in the education sector, especially in the context of the amendments to the Law on Higher Education  taking effect on July 01, 2019

Education Linkages

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SOME NEW REGULATIONS COME INTO FORCE IN JANUARY 2019

A new start to the year 2019, brings new regulations which have taken effect in January, 2019

I. Main points of the new Decree 149/2018/ND-CP on the application of workplace democracy

This new Decree on the elaboration of Article 63, Clause 3 of the Labour Code regarding the application of workplace democracy has been in effect […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF DECREE NO.68/2018/ND-CP IMPLEMENTING THE LAW ON STATE COMPENSATION LIABILITY

On May 15, 2015, the Government passed Decree No. 68/2018/ND-CP detailing some articles and measures to implement the Law on State Compensation Liability (“Decree 68”) which has been effective since July 1, 2018.

This recent compensatory mechanism has many significant modifications, such as expanding the entities eligible for compensation, compensation cases, period of prescription for lodging […]

NEW POINTS OF DECREE 137/2018/ND-CP DETAILING THE LAW ON LAWYERS

On October 8, 2018, the Government issued Decree No. 137/2018/ND-CP amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decree No. 123/2013/ND-CP dated October 14, 2013 detailing a number of articles and measures to implement the Law on Lawyers 2012 (as amended) (“Law on Lawyers”)

Accordingly, Decree No. 137/2018 / ND-CP (“Decree 137”) supplemented 5 articles, amended […]

By |November 14th, 2018|Labor, Employement & HR, The Legal Point|0 Comments

INCREASE OF REGIONAL MINIMUM WAGE AT THE BEGINNING OF 2017

On 14th November 2016, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree 153/2016/ND-CP providing regional minimum wages applied for employees working under an employment contract (“Decree 153”) to replace Decree 122/2015/ND-CP dated 14th November 2015.

According to Article 3.1 of Decree 153, the regional minimum wages for employees working under an employment contract shall be as follows:

For […]

By |December 21st, 2016|Labor, Employement & HR, The Legal Breaking News|0 Comments

LAW ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HYGIENE 2015

On June 25, 2016, the National Assembly passed the Law on Occupational Safety and Hygiene No. 84/2015/QH13 (“Law 84”) , which sets out new regulations on occupational safety and hygiene; and replaces some articles of the Law on Social Insurance No. 58/2014/QH13.

Notable regulations of Law 84 are as follows:

Applicable groups are extended to, not […]

By |August 26th, 2016|Labor, Employement & HR|0 Comments