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Saturday, August 13, 2022
Tags: MOLISA
Vietnam joins Australias Agriculture Visa Program Vietnam joins Australia’s Agriculture Visa Program
Australia on March 28 informed that it has signed with Vietnam the first bilateral Memorandum of Understanding under the Australian Agriculture Visa Program.
Raising overtime cap: pros and cons Raising overtime cap: pros and cons
The Government has recently submitted to the National Assembly Standing Committee a draft resolution on overtime work under which the monthly maximum number of extra working hours would rise to 72 from the current limit of 40.
UNDP commends Vietnam for incremental progress in promoting womens leadership UNDP commends Vietnam for “incremental progress” in promoting women’s leadership
Vietnam is making incremental progress to increase women’s participation in elected bodies such as the National Assembly and local People’s Councils, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen affirmed in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
Fatal child abuse case necessitates a stronger protection system for children Fatal child abuse case necessitates a stronger protection system for children
Vietnam's current law has so far identified acts of child abuse and at the same time devised penalties for violators. However, it seems not enough to guarantee the safety for children. According to experts, the alarming child abuse in the country is attributable to several causes, such as misconception of child discipline, social indifference of child violence, and light penalties for perpetrators.
Government strives to recover production after fourth COVID-19 outbreak Government strives to recover production after fourth COVID-19 outbreak
The Government has recently requested the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) to direct localities to flexibly relax regulations and conditions for grant, extension and certification of work permits for foreign workers in Vietnam in response to the new situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Resolution 105 helps bring foreign experts back to Vietnam Resolution 105 helps bring foreign experts back to Vietnam
Many foreign-invested enterprises tend to bring their own workers to Vietnam for work, particularly for management positions, due to the high requirements for qualifications, expertise and skills, especially differences in language and culture.
Social insurance-covered workers can choose when to enjoy lump-sum insurance allowance Social insurance-covered workers can choose when to enjoy lump-sum insurance allowance
Employees may either request to be entitled to lump-sum social insurance allowance just after having ceased working for one year and stopping payment of social insurance premiums or wait until they reach the retirement age. For each option, they would receive different allowance levels.
Draft amended Law on Social Insurance gives more benefits to participants Draft amended Law on Social Insurance gives more benefits to participants
The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has proposed reducing the minimum period of social insurance premium payment for participants to enjoy pension from 20 years to 15 years, eventually 10 years, as from 2024.
Government issues new rules on foreign workers in Vietnam Government issues new rules on foreign workers in Vietnam
The Government recently issued Decree No 152/2020/ND-CP featuring regulations on foreigners working in Vietnam and the recruitment and management of Vietnamese working for foreign organizations and individuals in the country.
More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims
Human trafficking victims who stay in social relief establishments would receive emergency protection as well as essential needs, medical support, psychological counseling and travel expenses.

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