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Friday, August 19, 2022
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Early exit from social insurance scheme: causes and remedies Early exit from social insurance scheme: causes and remedies
On the early morning of April 8, nearly a hundred people queued outside the Social Security Agency of Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc city, some of them even showed up from 4a.m. They were waiting for their turn to file requests for lump-sum withdrawal payment from the social insurance fund.
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.
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.
More efforts needed to ensure gender equality in enjoying fruits of digital economy More efforts needed to ensure gender equality in enjoying fruits of digital economy
Empowerment and equality for women in all fields are high priorities on the ASEAN agenda. However, in reality, there are still many challenges in narrowing the gender gap in the region and for each member country, said Ha Thi Nga, President of the Vietnam Women's Union.
Labor Code helps build harmonious stable and progressive industrial relations during Vietnams international integration Labor Code helps build harmonious, stable and progressive industrial relations during Vietnam’s international integration
The new Labor Code was passed last November with major amendments and will take effect from the beginning of next year. Compared to the Labor Code which was enacted for the first time in 1994 and revised four times in 2002, 2006, 2007 and 2012, the 2019 Labor Code (the Code) has fundamental and comprehensive revisions and becomes a new legal framework facilitating the building of harmonious, stable and progressive industrial relations in the context of a socialist-oriented market economy and making Vietnam’s labor law better match international labor standards and serve the international integration process of the country.
Healthcare for female employees further guided Healthcare for female employees further guided
Female workers with under-12-month infants will be entitled to a 60-minute break per day to breastfeed them, pump and store breast milk, and rest while receiving full wages under their labor contracts.
Labor Code Labor Code
Coming into force from the beginning of 2021, the Labor Code prescribes labor standards; rights, obligations and responsibilities of employees, employers, grassroots-level employees’ representative organizations, and employers’ representative organizations in industrial relations and other relations directly associated with industrial relations; and state management of labor.
New Labor Code available on Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129 of 2019 New Labor Code available on Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129 of 2019
Available on Official Gazette issues Nos 125-129 of 2019, the revised Labor Code, with 220 articles arranged in 17 chapters, contains several significant changes compared to its 2012 version.
NA approves the development plan for next year targeting 6.8 percent GDP growth NA approves the development plan for next year, targeting 6.8 percent GDP growth
The 14th National Assembly on November 11 adopted the Resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2020, striving for 6.8 percent GDP growth rate and higher national competitiveness.

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