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Friday, August 12, 2022
Tags: Maternity leave
Regimes for female employees and assurance of gender equality under the Labor Code Regimes for female employees and assurance of gender equality under the Labor Code
The Labor Code was passed in November 2019 and came into force from the beginning of 2021. The Code devotes a separate chapter, Chapter X, to providing regulations on female employees and assurance of gender equality.
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.
Nation makes great strides in promoting gender equality Nation makes great strides in promoting gender equality
Guaranteeing legitimate rights of women, both in family and society, is a consistent policy of the Vietnamese Party and State since the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The tireless efforts to ensure and promote gender equality have brought about great and substantial outcomes and been acknowledged by the international community.
Gender equality in Vietnam: from policy to reality Gender equality in Vietnam: from policy to reality
Caring for and protecting legitimate rights of women, both in family and society, is the consistent policy of the Vietnamese Party and State since the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.The tireless efforts in ensuring and promoting gender equality have brought about great and practical results.
Social insurance regimes for foreign workers in Vietnam Social insurance regimes for foreign workers in Vietnam
As per Article 2 of Government Decree 143/2018/ND-CP, when being employed in the country, a foreigner is required to participate in social insurance if he (i) possesses a work permit, practice certificate or practice license granted by a Vietnamese authority; and (ii) has entered into a labor contract of an indefinite term or of a term of at least full one year with a Vietnam-based employer.
Youngsters encouraged to marry by 30 and have two children by 35 Youngsters encouraged to marry by 30 and have two children by 35
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 28 inked Decision 588/QD-TTg approving the birth rate adjustment program toward 2030 which encourages people to get married before they are 30 and have children early, preferably before 35.
VN marks 30th anniversary of convention on childrens rights VN marks 30th anniversary of convention on children’s rights
Vietnam’s work to protect children’s rights has improved the lives of millions of children across the country during the past 30 years, an official has said.
Retirement age may go up due to trade deals Retirement age may go up due to trade deals
The retirement age for male and female workers could increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively from 2021, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
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.

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