Vietnam has proposed to increase the minimum wage by 5.3 percent in 2019, its lowest compared to previous years. Read more to know about the proposed minimum wages and how rising consumer prices will force further hikes in the near future.
As businesses move towards Industry 4.0, the government cannot just depend on the labor-intensive sectors for growth. They have to focus on increasing the productivity, skills, and quality of labor to remain competitive. Read more to know about the labor market and major challenges facing the government.
HCM City maintains its position as having the highest average salary in Vietnam at US$ 456 per month, 38 percent higher than the national average. Read more to know about the other cities following HCM City, salary levels based on experience, average industry salaries, and salary growth.
In 2018, Vietnam along with several ASEAN member states will see a rise in minimum wages. For countries, maintaining a balance between rising wages and productivity is crucial for a sustainable growth. Read more to know about the rising minimum wages and the long-term impact in the region.
Vietnam has revised the minimum wages, salary caps for unemployment insurance, and social insurance for foreign workers, most of which will be in effect from January 2018. Read more to know about the changes and it’s impact on the payroll.
For new firms, payroll administration can quickly become a complex and confusing process. Companies have to be aware of the basic statutory requirements as prescribed by the law. Read more to know about the significant payroll related obligations for employers such minimum wage, overtime, social insurance, and income tax.
Establishing a firm foundation to human resources management in Vietnam starts with preparing and signing well-considered employment contracts. Read more for an overview of the most important issues to consider when starting the drafting process.
Staffing in Vietnam can be a significant challenge. Learn why probation contracts are an invaluable tool and allow you to select the best workers while reducing operational turnover.
With social insurance rate reductions applied from June 2017 and the introduction of a wider liability for social insurance contributions scheduled for early 2018, foreign and domestic companies alike will be required to adjust compliance procedures in the near future.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour has proposed revisions to the 2012 Labour Code increasing overtime limits from 200 hours per year to 400 hours per year. Read more to learn the particulars as well as how this has been received within the country.