Legal Updates

2018-02-07

New points in the health insurance card from 2018

There are some key changes in the health insurance card that employees and employers need to note in order to enjoy the benefits of health insurance as prescribed in...

The exchange rate for social insurance contribution for first half of Y2018

Pursuant to point a, clause 7, Section D of the Circular 03/2007/TT-BLDTBXH, the official exchange rate for first 6 months according to the average exchange rate on inter-bank foreign...
2018-01-12

Seven Days Off For Lunar New Year in 2018

Under the provision of Vietnam Labor Code, the employees shall be entitled five days off for Lunar New Year. The Government will annually announce the official schedule for Stated-own...
2017-12-18

Official region-based minimum salary applied from 1 January 2018

On 07th December, 2017, Government issued a new Decree No. 141/2017/ND-CP on the new region-based minimum wages for those who work under labor contracts. According to Decree No. 141/2017/ND-CP,...
2017-12-18

Increasing the common minimum wage from 01st july, 2018

The current common minimum wage applied is 1,300,000, effect from 01st July, 2017 under the Resolution No.27/2016/QH14 on state budget estimate in 2017 and the Decree No.47/2017/NĐ-CP providing for...
2017-12-18

Increasing the common minimum wage from 01st July, 2018

The current common minimum wage applied is 1,300,000, effect from 01st July, 2017 under the Resolution No.27/2016/QH14 on state budget estimate in 2017 and the Decree No.47/2017/NĐ-CP providing for...
2017-11-15

Closing procedure for SI books were reviewed and returned to employees for their management

According to Article 18 in the Law on Social Insurance 2014, social insurance book (SI book) will be kept and maintained by employee. Therefore, the Ho Chi Minh City...
2017-11-15

A fine twice as much for individual and enterprise who has not make payment for natural disaster prevention and control funds

According to clause 4, Article 8 in the Decree No. 94/2014/ND-CP on the setting up and management of natural disaster prevention and control funds “Deadlines for payment: Individuals shall...
2017-11-01

New key points of Decision No. 595/QD-BHXH promulgating provisions on management of collection of compulsory social insurance

Subjects of compulsory social insurance contribution From 01st Jan, 2018: Persons working under labor contracts with a term of between full 1 month and under 3 months (excepting probation...
2017-10-25

Procedure for social insurance book after returning to employees

On 14th October, 2016 Vietnam Social Insurance Department has issued the Official Letter No 4027/BHXH-ST to guide check-up and handover social insurance book (SI book) to employees. After finishing...
2017-08-23