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Thursday, December 3, 2020
Tags: overtime work
Paid overtime work Paid overtime work
As per Article 104 of the 2012 Labor Code, the normal working time must not exceed 8 hours per day or 48 hours per week. An employer may set an hourly, daily or weekly working time frame for employees. In case of a weekly working time frame, the normal working time must not exceed 10 hours per day and 48 hours per week.
Ministry proposes revision of the Labor Code to be more beneficial for employees Ministry proposes revision of the Labor Code to be more beneficial for employees
The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has recently proposed amendment of the 2012 Labor Code’s provisions concerning incentives for employers of female employees, overtime work, strike, and settlement of social insurance regimes for employees whose employers owe social insurance premiums.
Decree No. 44 45 46 49/2013/ND-CP: New labor regulations decreed Decree No. 44, 45, 46, 49/2013/ND-CP: New labor regulations decreed
Law details execution of prison sentences Law details execution of prison sentences
The Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments was passed on June 17, 2010, by the National Assembly, marking a significant development step of legislation on the execution of criminal judgments and judicial and administrative reforms.
Foreign employers blamed for labor law violations Foreign employers blamed for labor law violations
As the largest foreign investor in Vietnam with investment totaling over USD 15 billion, the Republic of Korea (RoK) was also leading foreign investors in the number of strikes which accounted for 27.7% of 2,600 taking place in this economic sector from 1995 to 2008.
Labor relations issues in foreign-invested enterprises Labor relations issues in foreign-invested enterprises
Labor relations at foreign-invested enterprises have not always gone smoothly despite improvements in recent years, researchers of the Worker and Trade Union Institute revealed, citing a rising number of strikes.

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