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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Tags: Maternity leave
Maternity leave for foreign female employees Maternity leave for foreign female employees
As a female worker in Vietnam, am I entitled to a six-month maternity leave under Vietnamese law? Do employers pay any salary during the maternity leave? Is my employer obliged to keep me as an employee and give me back my job after the maternity leave? Can my husband also take a paternity leave when I give birth?
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.
Ten laws come into force from January 1 2016 Ten laws come into force from January 1, 2016
These include the Law on Social Insurance, the Law on Citizen Identification, the Law on Civil Status, and the Law on Military Service, etc.
Incentives for employersnbsp;female employeesnbsp; Incentives for employers, female employees 
Enterprises that employ a large number of female laborers will enjoy lower corporate income tax rates from November 15.
New social insurance law offers more benefits to employees New social insurance law offers more benefits to employees
Compared to the current Law on Social Insurance, the 2014 Law on Social Insurance contains several new provisions focusing on such matters as social insurance participants, rights and responsibilities of employees, employers and social insurance agencies, and social insurance regimes and social insurance funds.
Maternity leave allowance in Vietnam Maternity leave, allowance in Vietnam
The number of days off for health recovery must be jointly decided by the employer and grassroots Trade Union executive committee.
Unemployment insurance in Vietnam Unemployment insurance in Vietnam
As prescribed by the Vietnamese law, any enterprise that employs 10 employees or more is required to participate in unemployment insurance.
Draft law proposes paternity leave for male employees Draft law proposes paternity leave for male employees
Draft decree restricts labor dispatch Draft decree restricts labor dispatch
Labor Code Labor Code
From May 1 next year, the new Labor Code (the Code) will take effect, superseding the 1994 Labor Code (amended and supplemented in 2002, 2006 and 2007).

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