Labour Contract under Labour code 2019

How to Determine Labour Relationship under Labour Code 2019?

During Covid pandemic, many companies face economic challenges that need to reduce the high paid workers’ cost. There are situations which dispute arisen and the employee started to realize that the contract he or she signs with the company he or she spends eight hours each day, follows instructions of work from supervisors, and receives ... Read More
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How to Send Vietnamese Workers Working Abroad Under Contracts?

Decree No. 38/2020/ND-CP detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the law on Vietnamese workers working abroad under contracts has been signed by the Government on April 3, 2020 taking effect from May 20, 2020. This Decree prescribes the areas and jobs workers must not go to work abroad; licenses, conditions and procedures ... Read More
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How to Resolve Disputes in Employment in Vietnam?

A labor dispute is a dispute over rights, obligations and interests arising between parties in employment relationship. Labor disputes include individual labor disputes between employees and employers, and collective labor disputes between labor collectives and employers. When a labor dispute occurs, the competent agency, organization or individual will settle it on the basis of the ... Read More
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Temporarily Stop Granting Work Permits to Foreigners Originating from Infected Area Because of Covid-19

An outbreak of acute respiratory infections caused by a new strain of Corona virus (nCoV) was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. Up to now, the disease has spread to many cities in China and more than 20 countries in the world including Vietnam. Facing new complicated movements of the ... Read More
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How Law Regulates Employing People with Disabilities in Vietnam?

Disabled people are those who have one or more body parts or functional impairments which are manifested in the form of disability, which makes it difficult for labor, living and learning. The State sponsors the right to labor and creates jobs for disabled workers, has policies to encourage and give incentives to employers to create ... Read More
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Regulations on Pay to Employees Working During Lunar New Year Holiday

Under the provisions of Article 106.1 of the Labor Code 2012, overtime is a period of work outside normal working hours prescribed by law or according to a labor agreement or regulation. Depending on the needs and agreement of the two parties, the enterprise may request employees to work overtime during lunar new year (Tet) ... Read More

What Are Rights and Benefits of the Employee Suffering the Occupational Accident?

Accidents can happen at any time at work. Whether a workplace accident is the result of employee carelessness or employer negligence, employers must take responsibility for accidents to employee. Vietnam Labor Code defines occupational accident is an accident that causes injury to any part and function of the body or death to employee occurring during ... Read More
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Non-Compete Agreement In Labor Contract

The principle “freedom to work” is recognized and respected by the Labor Code 2012. However, this regulation may harm legitimate business interests of employers when employees, during the performance of the labor contract or especially after the termination of the labor contract, reveal the business or technology secrets to compete with the employers. Therefore it ... Read More
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Labour Matters and Labour Legal Compliance

The labor management is one of the most important matters in the operation of enterprises. For the employee, he or she has to fulfill the job requirements as per labour contract, follow internal labour regulations, and work under the supervision of the employer.  For employer, complying with  regulations include paying salary, ensuring benefits, and other ... Read More
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How Foreigners Could Work in Vietnam Legally

Foreigners working in business set-up in Vietnam are expatriates which are normally required work permit in Vietnam. As the Vietnam law's restrictions to encourage employment of local employee over foreign employee, normally, the employment of an expatriate is limited to a managerial position or to a position which Vietnamese employee are not yet qualified. There are exemption ... Read More

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