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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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