HIGHLIGHTS

OCTOBER 2020

  • Modifications to the workers’ income to be applied from 2021
  • Salary policy 2021 of cadres, civil servants, public employees and employees
  • 04 cases are signed multiple times the labor contract with definite term from 2021
  • New points about the annual leave, holidays, private affairs of employees from 2021
  • Salary for calculating compulsory social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance
  • New: How to calculate monthly pension from 01/01/2021

SEPTEMBER 2020

  • The time limit for notification before unilaterally terminating a labor contract is from 01/01/2021
  • 02 cases where the employee is entitled to retire before the age of up to 10 years from 01/01/2021
  • Many important changes in policies on social insurance and health insurance since January 1, 2021
  • 13 cases of labor contract termination applied from 01/01/2021
  • In 05 cases, employees need to know about one-time social insurance
  • To strictly strengthen occupational safety from October 2020
  • 56 New Regulations Apply from January 1, 2021 that Businesses and Employees Need to Know
  • Compulsory Social Insurance (Section 1. Sickness Regime)

AUGUST 2020

  • Holiday Calendar for National Day 02/9, 2020
  • Increase in Minimum Wage Base Postponed
  • 12 New Points About Working and Resting Hours from 01/01/2021 Employees Need to Know
  • 10 Cases Where The Employee is Entitled to Take Leave and Enjoy the Full Salary from 2021
  • 10 Compulsory Contents in the Labor Contract from 01/01/2021
  • 08 New Points About the Labor Discipline from 01/01/2021 Enterprises, Employees Need to Know
  • The List of Occupations and Jobs Retired Before the Age of Up To 5 Years
  • Strictly Increasing Labor Safety from October 2020
  • Salary, Bonus and Annual Leave of Employees From 2021
  • How to Look Up an Employee’s Retirement Year Is Based on The Year of Birth From 2021
  • Continuing the Suspension of Contributions to The Retirement and Survivorship Fund Until the End Of 2020
  • Payment of Maternity Benefit: In Case Postponing Payment of Contributions to Retirement and Survivor Benefit Funds in Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Add Replaceable Documents in Your Unemployment Insurance Claim
  • Conditions and Levels of Support for Labor Rehabilitation Expenses from September 15, 2020
  • Adjusting the Maximum Level of Support in Occupational Medical Examination And Treatment
  • New Decree Issued by The Government Giving Guidance on Occupational Accident and Disease Insurance
  • Change of Employee’s Pension Entitlement Level From 01/01/2021

JULY 2020

  • Changes to Overtime Cap as of 1 January 2021
  • Changes to Retirement Ages as of 1 January 2021
  • Allowances, benefits, bonuses are not subject to PIT
  • Five points to note when signing labor contracts under Decree 68/2000 / ND-CP
  • 10 new points on salaries and bonuses from 2021 employees need to know
  • The method of calculating compulsory social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance premium must be paid monthly

JUNE 2020

  • Increased Family Circumstance Deductions
  • Increase in Minimum Wage Base
  • Increased Family Circumstance Deductions
  • Changes in rate of contribution to Social Insurance- Labour Accident and Occupational Disease
  • Guidelines Relating to Changes in Rate of Contribution to Social Insurance- Labour Accident and Occupational Disease

MAY 2020

  • No Statutory Updates

APRIL 2020

  • Applying labour laws during COVID-19 outbreak
  • Temporary suspension of contribution to the retirement fund etc. if COVID-19 epidemic will not be in remission by the end of June 2020
  • Dossiers and procedures for tax payment extension due to COVID-19 effect
  • Employees temporarily suspending labour contracts or taking leave without pay to be supported
  • Holiday 30/4 and 01/5 2020 holiday for employees

MARCH 2020

  • No Statutory Updates

FEBRUARY 2020

  • Vietnam Updated Labor Code No. 45/2019/QH14

JANUARY 2020

  • No Statutory Updates