Vietnam Briefing discusses the new regulation on minimum basic salary as well as upcoming changes to social insurance contribution for foreigners.
Foreign investors should be aware of new labor outsourcing regulations which came into effect on May 5. Vietnam Briefing highlights five key reforms to Decree 29.
Vietnam has extended its e-visa program until 2021. We take a look at which nationalities are eligible and explain the application process.
From January 1, 2019, enterprises in Vietnam need to self- inspect for compliance of the labor law. Read more to know about the scope of the inspection, employer obligations, and procedures to conduct the annual inspection.
Vietnam has increased the minimum wage by 5.3 percent in 2019, its lowest compared to previous years. Read more to know about the regional minimum wages and how rising consumer prices can force further hikes in the near future.
Hiring mid-level managers is crucial for investors operating in Vietnam. Vietnam Briefing looks at the reasons why and what companies can do to retain qualified managers.
Vietnam’s average wages grew over 10 percent in 2017, with the private sector witnessing the highest growth, while the state-owned enterprises continue to have the highest salaries. Read more to know about the average wages, regional differences, the impact of FDI, and economic sectors with rising wages.
The government has issued the new Social Security Scheme for expatriate workers which will be in effect from December 1, 2018. Read more to know about the changes in contributions, payout options, and expat concerns.
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.