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Friday, November 22, 2019
Tags: regional minimum wage
Regional minimum wage to rise soon Regional minimum wage to rise soon
From January next year, regional minimum wages for employees working under labor contracts will be VND 180,000-250,000 per month higher than those currently applied.
Draft decree proposes incentives for employers of female laborers Draft decree proposes incentives for employers of female laborers
Enterprises which employ a large number of female laborers would be entitled to soft loans and tax incentives, according to a draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs.
More specific regulations to protect housemaids More specific regulations to protect housemaids
Decree No. 182/2013/ND-CP: Minimum wage set to rise Decree No. 182/2013/ND-CP: Minimum wage set to rise
Vietnam minimum wage reform: towards a law Vietnam minimum wage reform: towards a law
Making a law on minimum wages (MW) is not a new topic. Since its inception, the International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a large number of legal instruments on minimum wages. So far, member states have adhered to these instruments to adopt domestic policies.
The Labor Code1: the need for a comprehensive look The Labor Code1: the need for a comprehensive look
The Labor Code of Vietnam has been undergoing considerable debate and re-drafting, with the apparent goal of continuous improvement of the nation’s social economy. With the participation of the International Labor Organization (ILO), through a series of conventions, Vietnamese lawmakers have attempted to standardize certain regulations of domestic law on employment to be consistent with recommendations of that organization4.
Looking to a better future for workers Looking to a better future for workers
Improving the market economy’s institutions for enterprises constitutes an important element of the reform of economic institutions in the period of Vietnam’s vigorous transition to a market economy and international integration. Labor market institutions are of particular importance, especially for enterprises.

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