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Monday, August 8, 2022
Tags: social insurance
Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead
It can be said that Vietnam’s legal provisions on protection of personal data are rooted in the right to privacy - a fundamental human right. There is a general principle enshrined in all provisions on personal data protection in Vietnam’s legal documents: personal data is protected and other subjects may use personal data only if data subjects so agree, unless otherwise provided by law; violators are subject to administrative and criminal penalties, and data subjects suffering from personal data intrusion are entitled to damages.
Prime Minister talks with workers nationwide Prime Minister talks with workers nationwide
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held a dialogue with 4,500 workers nationwide on June 12, both online and in-person, with the main site in the northern province of Bac Giang.
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.
Legislators discuss implementation of socio-economic development plans Legislators discuss implementation of socio-economic development plans
National Assembly deputies on June 1 discussed the implementation of the socio-economic development plans and the state budget in 2021 and in the first months of 2022 as well as the settlement of bad debts of credits institutions.
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.
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.
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.
Government to provide housing support for workers Government to provide housing support for workers
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has just signed a decision on a house rental support policy for workers.
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.

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