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    Payroll Management in Vietnam – New Issue of Vietnam Briefing Magazine

    Payroll Management in Vietnam, out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore, explains the ins and outs of human resource administration in Vietnam. Read more to understand statutory payroll requirements, potential risk areas for investors, and the benefits afforded by payroll outsourcing

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    Managing Payroll in Vietnam

    As a greater amount of foreign companies establish a business in Vietnam, a thorough knowledge of the country’s salary structure is vital to operate efficiently and to improve staff retention.

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    Permitted Contract Structures Under Vietnamese Labor Code

    All foreign enterprises seeking to staff operations in Vietnam will find the process regulated by the Vietnamese Labor Code of 2012. Vietnam Briefing highlights the different contract structures that foreign investors can employ.

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    Managing Contracts and Severance in Vietnam – Latest Issue of Vietnam Briefing Magazine

    The latest issue of Vietnam Briefing magazine, titled “Managing Contracts and Severance in Vietnam”, is out now. In this issue, we identify trends in Vietnamese labor, outline permitted contract structures under the Vietnamese Labor Code, and showcase severance liabilities that may arise if workers or employers choose to terminate their contracts.

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    Podcast: Recruiting Practices in Vietnam

    Oscar Mussons, Associate of Dezan Shira & Associates’ operations in Vietnam, speaks with Jon Whitehead, Country Manager for Robert Walters Vietnam, on the issue of recruiting practices within the county

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    U.S. Visitors to Vietnam Now Eligible for 1 Year Visa

    Vietnam has implemented a visa agreement with the United States, which extends business and tourism visas to one year. Read more to understand the arrangement and the impact it is likely to have on investment and business sentiment.

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    Managing Vietnamese Labor Disputes

    Strikes can be a significant challenge for manufacturing operations in Vietnam. Read more to learn how these events are regulated under Vietnamese law and understand what can be done to mitigate their impact.

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    An Introduction to Overtime in Vietnam

    When companies turn to Vietnam to establish operations, it is important to not only consider the laws on regular wages, but also the policies on overtime that will be applicable to the workforce and style of a given operation.

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    Expat Employment in Vietnam: The Comprehensive Guide to Work Visas and Work Permits

    When hiring foreign staff in Vietnam, there are a number of procedures and legal frameworks that must be understood. In this article, we discuss the documents necessary for a foreign worker to be employed within the country.

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    Layoff Violations Under Vietnam’s Updated Criminal Code

    Recently implemented, an updated version of Vietnamese criminal code raises penalties for illegal termination of employees and thus presents increased risks for HR throughout the country. Effective from 01 July 2016, Code No. 100/2015/QH13 increases penalties for layoff violations to serious fines and jail time.

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