As Vietnam integrates more into the global economy, it faces three labor challenges according to the 2019 Total Workforce Index.
Vietnam will increase minimum wage levels by 5.7 percent from January 1, 2020. Vietnam Briefing highlights the key changes for foreign investors.
In Vietnam there are specific regulations on maternity leave that are unique to the country. It is important foreign investors are aware of the complexities of maternity laws 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.
We discuss the grounds for termination and compliances that foreign investors should be aware of.
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.