December 07, 2022 | 17:04
Since last year, some companies have recently carried out the amendment and/or supplement to the internal labour rules, followed by registration with the competent authority in accordance with the Labour Code. There are critical points to these rules that can be looked at from a legal perspective in terms of the practice of Vietnam, with a strong focus on notification.
May 11, 2021 | 12:15
Decree No.152/2020/ND-CP, which took effect in February, provides some major amendments to the regulations on non-nationals working in Vietnam.
April 05, 2021 | 14:27
With the rapid development of digital platforms in the era of Industry 4.0, many companies have been established such as Grab, Now, and GHN Express, which create convenience for customers and jobs for millions of people in Vietnam. And there have already been plenty of people making money working on these digital platforms.
February 24, 2021 | 08:00
The fresh Labour Code is burdening foreign employers in Vietnam with new insurance payments for part-time employees.
January 04, 2021 | 09:06
Hanoi - The International Labour Organization (ILO) has welcomed the new rights of workers and employers in Vietnam from January 1 as the revised Labour Code adopted in 2019 takes effect.
April 20, 2020 | 09:00
The new Labour Code No.45/2019/QH14 was passed by the National Assembly last November and will come into effect from January 2021, introducing some fundamental changes to the employer-employee relationship, particularly in respect of collective bargaining and corporate-level trade unions. Richard Stapley-Oh, KPMG partner, head of legal, provides a snapshot on some key changes in the new Labour Code.
November 01, 2019 | 10:23
With many National Assembly members proposing that the new Labour Code embraces a reduction in normal working time, there have been growing concerns that the move could undermine the competitiveness of enterprises and of the economy as a whole. Thanh Thu reports.
September 19, 2019 | 10:25
Cutting standard working hours and offering progressive payment for overtime without changing the ceiling of overtime hours would run up costs for businesses.
September 18, 2019 | 09:22
It is necessary to carefully consider reducing labourers’ working hours from 48 to 44hours per week to ensure the interests of enterprises, said Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association.
August 21, 2019 | 09:35
With Vietnam’s low labour productivity and overtime, a proposal on reducing working hours in the latest draft amendments to the Labour Code – if adopted – could become a burden for the business community.
September 25, 2012 | 09:00
The revised Labour Code and Trade Union Law offer the government important tools to address some major challenges for Vietnam’s development with new middle-income status.
August 13, 2012 | 15:16
Surveys showing international organisations see Vietnam as a great place for investment are in stark contrast to foreign direct investment commitments dropping.
July 11, 2011 | 07:56
Proposed amendments to the Labour Code have been the source of hot debate between firms and state administrators. Co-Chair of the Vietnam Business Forum’s Manufacturing & Distribution Working Group Fred Burke argues it will be one of the most important laws Vietnam adopts this decade and will have a major say on the nation’s future prosperity.
January 13, 2011 | 19:00
There are currently contrasting viewpoints regarding labour leasing services, a relatively nascent industry in Vietnam.