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Monday, September 16, 2019
Tags: employees
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030 Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030
The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam has adopted its first-ever resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies for and improve quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030. Resolution 50/NQ-TW is expected to enable foreign investors to move forward for future development and help improve the quality of foreign investment inflow in the country.
Lawmakers discuss overtime cap and retirement age Lawmakers discuss overtime cap and retirement age
Increasing the overtime cap and retirement age topped the agenda for lawmakers at the ongoing meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on August 14.
New laws that take effect on the first of July New laws that take effect on the first of July
These include the Law on Competition, Law on Anti-Corruption, Law on the People's Public Security Forces, Law on Special Amnesty, Law on Vietnam Coast Guard, and Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Higher Education
Employees likely to get support for occupational disease treatment Employees likely to get support for occupational disease treatment
The State would provide financial support for employees to cover expenses for examination and treatment of occupational diseases, according to a draft decree guiding the Law on Occupational Safety and Health regarding occupational accident and disease insurance
Revising the Labor Codes provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage? Revising the Labor Code’s provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage?
The draft revised Labor Code, which is expected to be passed by the National Assembly this October, contains several noteworthy amendments to the current regulations on wages.
Provisions of the Survey and Mapping Law applicable to foreign entities Provisions of the Survey and Mapping Law applicable to foreign entities
The 2018 Survey and Mapping Law and Decree 27 issued on March 13, 2019, detailing a number of articles of the Law, contain specific provisions concerning foreign entities’ survey and mapping activities in Vietnam and use of survey and mapping information, data and products available in the country.
Legislature sittings agenda to focus on lawmaking Legislature sitting’s agenda to focus on lawmaking
The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will spend 12 days for lawmaking work with expected passage of seven laws and two resolutions, along with discussion of nine bills, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on May 20 at the opening meeting of the session.
Participation in ILO convention in line with Vietnams international integration Participation in ILO convention in line with Vietnam’s international integration
Vietnam’s participation in the International Labor Organization Convention 98 on the application of principles of the right to organize and bargain collectively is in line with the Party and State’s guidelines in international integration of labor and society.
New rule paves way for SME development New rule paves way for SME development
With a view to strengthening the capacity of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the Government on May 10 issued Decree 39, prescribing the establishment and operation of the SME Development Fund.

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