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Thursday, August 13, 2020
Tags: Vietnamese employees
Vietnams policies to lure foreign skilled workers Vietnam’s policies to lure foreign skilled workers
The fourth Industrial Revolution increases the demand for skilled workers, resulting in a shortage in the labor market. As the national education system is unable to satisfy the local demand, many countries around the world have adopted policies to attract foreign workers to offset the deficiency. This article analyzes Vietnam’s policies on attraction of foreign workers and proposes policy solutions to lure foreign scientists and technologists to work in the country.
AEC poses tough challenges for Vietnam labor market AEC poses tough challenges for Vietnam labor market
Vietnamese employees may face stiff competition from regional peers given the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community at the end of last year which allows a free movement of labor within the region.
Top 10 legal documents in 2015 Top 10 legal documents in 2015
These include the amended Civil Code, the amended Penal Code, Government Decree No. 15/2015/ND-CP, Government Decree No. 82/2015/ND-CP, etc.
Government sets new rules on work permits Government sets new rules on work permits
The Government this month promulgated Decree No. 102/2013/ND-CP (Decree 102), making many new provisions on the grant of work permits to foreign employees in Vietnam.
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).
DECREE No. 63/2011/ND-CP OF JULY 28 2011: Detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Commercial Arbitration DECREE No. 63/2011/ND-CP OF JULY 28, 2011: Detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Commercial Arbitration
On strike: Vietnamese law on labor disputes On strike: Vietnamese law on labor disputes
Strikes in Vietnam, as in other countries, have a long history. After Vietnam regained independence from the French in 1954, strikes were recognized as a fundamental right of labor, and officially acknowledged by the central government. Article 174 of Decree No. 29/SL, dated March 12, 1947, stipulated: “workers have the rights to freedom of assembly and strike. A subsequent decree shall define the scope of exercise of these rights as well as modes of conciliation and arbitration.” However, due to the war between Vietnam and France, “a subsequent decree” was never issued, and so Decree No. 29/SL was never enforced.
CIRCULAR No. 13/2009/TT-BLDTBXH: Industry zones authorized to issue work permits CIRCULAR No. 13/2009/TT-BLDTBXH: Industry zones authorized to issue work permits
DECISION No. 124/2008/QD-BTC of DECEMBER 26 2008: Promulgating the Regulation on establishment and operation of Vietnam-based representative offices of foreign securities trading organizations DECISION No. 124/2008/QD-BTC of DECEMBER 26, 2008: Promulgating the Regulation on establishment and operation of Vietnam-based representative offices of foreign securities trading organizations
CIRCULAR No. 57/2009/TT-BTC: Salaries of UN staff exempted from taxation CIRCULAR No. 57/2009/TT-BTC: Salaries of UN staff exempted from taxation

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