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Friday, July 1, 2022
Tags: labor accident and occupational disease insurance
Ministry to improve policies on labor accident and occupational disease insurance Ministry to improve policies on labor accident and occupational disease insurance
Institutions and policies on occupational safety and health will be further improved, focusing on amending the policy on the occupational accident and disease insurance fund, according to Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh in his talk with the media.
Renewing unemployment insurance policy toward intensified labor training and re-training Renewing unemployment insurance policy toward intensified labor training and re-training
Unemployment insurance policy has been regarded as an important tool to administer the labor market, aiming to build a competitive, high-quality one that operates in a transparent and effective manner. In order to properly perform this role in Vietnam at present, unemployment insurance policy should be instituted in the general socio-economic development program as well as social, insurance, labor and wage policies, thereby materializing the undertaking that nobody will be left behind in the course of building a prosperous and happy society.
Draft program aims to increase occupational safety and health Draft program aims to increase occupational safety and health
A national program of action for occupational safety and health during 2016-20 is being drafted with the overall aim of improving working conditions, reducing workplace environmental pollution, preventing labor accidents and occupational diseases, and raising public awareness about and sense of observance of the labor protection law.
Law on Occupational Safety and Health Law on Occupational Safety and Health
The Law on Occupational Safety and Health, which was passed in June and will take effect July next year, seeks to assure occupational safety and hygiene and introduces policies for victims of labor accidents and occupational diseases.
Human resource development is a strategic breakthrough Human resource development is a strategic breakthrough
The 2011-20 Socio-Economic Development Strategy was adopted at the XIth National Party Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam in January 2011. The following sections of Part IV of the Strategy dwell on major orientations for regional, cultural, social, health and education development. (Continued from last issue)
Social insurance under Vietnamese law Social insurance under Vietnamese law
Under Vietnamese law, social insurance is understood as a substitute or partial compensation for employees’ incomes which are reduced or lost due to their sickness, maternity leave labor accidents, occupational diseases, unemployment, retirement or death, based on their contributions to the social insurance fund.
Some issues of social insurance bill Some issues of social insurance bill
At its upcoming 8th session in October, the National Assembly will examine and comment on the Social Insurance Bill and plans to pass it at the 9th session early next year. The Bill has already been submitted by the Government to the National Assembly on August 10, 2005. Its contents raise many points of discussion. NGUYEN QUANG MINH presents some issues.

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