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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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    Circular 59: Updates to Vietnam’s Social Insurance Scheme

    The following article looks at the impact of Circular 59 on your business. Read more to find out how and where the Vietnamese government’s attempts to cut costs have passed on this burden to the private sector.

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    Understanding Vietnam’s Recruiting Requirements

    In an effort to clarify uncertainty surrounding Vietnam’s recruitment agency requirements , the following article focuses on entities that must use recruiting services, which types of recruiters may be engaged by such organizations, and how to make the most of the recruiting process

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    Vietnam’s New Decree Offers Improved Rights to Female Employees

    The Vietnam government recently issued a new decree to ensure greater rights for female employees. The regulatory change under Decree No 85 came into effect on November 15, 2015.

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    Maternity Leave in Vietnam

    In Vietnam there are specific regulations on maternity leave that are unique to this country. It is important for foreign investors and companies to be made aware of the complexities of Maternity Leave in Vietnam.

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