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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 – Improved Rights for 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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    Terminating an Employee in Vietnam

    Vietnam’s employee-friendly business environment is reflected in the degree of protection employees have from termination. In this article, we will explain when an employee may be terminated, which procedures need to be followed, and discuss severance payment.

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    Vietnam’s Minimum Wages to Increase in 2016

    Vietnam’s National Wage Council has voted for a 12.4% minimum wage increase in 2016. According to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA)’s Vice Minister, increases will also take place in 2017.

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    Vietnam Human Resources to Improve With Increasing Education Investment

    The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), has revealed that 213 education projects have received foreign direct investment, reaching a total of US$822 million registered capital up to May 20, 2015.

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