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Saturday, August 18, 2018
Tags: Labor Code
Party charts out key personnel wage and social insurance policy reforms up to 2030 Party charts out key personnel, wage and social insurance policy reforms up to 2030
The seventh plenum of the 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam wrapped up in Hanoi on May 12, completing all the agenda contents after six working days.
Proposal to increase retirement age gets green light Proposal to increase retirement age gets green light
The retirement age of Vietnamese laborers, which is currently 60 for men and 55 for women, will be increased, according to a resolution on social insurance policy reform adopted this month by the Party Central Committee at its seventh plenum.
Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment
Around 72 percent of Vietnamese women have joined the workforce, bringing the country to the group of nations with highest percentages of women in the labor pool. Despite their great contributions to the national economy, women still face numerous barriers to employment equality.
Employers responsibility for safety and health at work Employers’ responsibility for safety and health at work
Under a prime ministerial decision, from May 1-30, 2017, the Month of Action for OSH was launched for the first time in Vietnam in order to raise the awareness about and enhance compliance with the OSH law nationwide, which was actively responded by a lot of enterprises.
Retirement age to rise in 2021 Retirement age to rise in 2021
The retirement age in Vietnam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.
Resolution No. 38/NQ-CP Resolution No. 38/NQ-CP
Promulgating the Government’s Action Program to implement Resolution No. 06-NQ/TW on “Effective international economic integration and maintenance of socio-political stability in the context when Vietnam accedes to new-generation free trade agreements”
Stricter disciplines set out for state corporations business groups upon reorganization Stricter disciplines set out for state corporations, business groups upon reorganization
The Prime Minister has adopted a scheme on restructuring of state-owned enterprises, focusing on state corporations and business groups, in the 2016-2020 period with a series of strict requirements.
Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law Taking disciplinary action against employees under Vietnamese law
Disciplinary procedures are used primarily to help employees to improve. They also provide a clear framework for both employers and employees to assist in the efficient and systematic resolution of disciplinary issues. The employment legislation contains various rules governing this type of procedures that this article tries to point out.
Gender equality gets a legal boost Gender equality gets a legal boost
Contents on gender equality as well as women’s and girls’ rights will be incorporated in relevant strategies, programs, plans, schemes and projects of ministries, sectors and localities.
NA to adopt resolution on enforcement of Penal Code at third session NA to adopt resolution on enforcement of Penal Code at third session
The National Assembly’s draft resolutions on enforcement of the Penal Code and settlement of non-performing loans of credit institutions will be added to the 2017 law- and ordinance-making program, according to Resolution No. 379 just signed by NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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