HCM CITY TEXTILE, GARMENT AND FOOTWEAR INDUSTRIES FACE LABOUR SHORTAGE
Thành Công Textile Garment Investment Trading JSC has been trying to hire workers to expand its production, but is struggling to do it since its salaries and bonuses are not considered high enough.
VIETNAM SET TO RAISE MINIMUM SALARIES EARLY NEXT MONTH
Decree 38/2022/ND-CP on the regional salary increase, signed by on Sunday, June 12, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh applies to workers who signed labor contracts as per the Labor Code, and employers such as businesses operating under the Enterprise Law, organizations, cooperatives, business households and individuals.
GUIDE TO GRANT OF WORK PERMIT TO FOREIGNERS
Work permit is a document issued by Vietnamese competent authorities to foreign employee when meeting certain conditions as stipulated by law
COVID-19 SEVERELY AFFECTS LABOUR MARKET
Three-month social distancing has seriously affected the labour market with high unemployment and underemployment rates being recorded.
NUMBER OF EMPLOYED WORKERS INCREASES IN H1
Number of employed workers in the first half of this year increased year on year, according to the General Statistics Office.
HEALTH INSURANCE CARD ON VSSID APP ACCEPTED AT MEDICAL FACILITIES
Policyholders of health insurance can use the image of their health insurance cards on the VssID application - a digitized social insurance application - from June 1, 2021. According to reports to June 5, 2021, medical facilities nationwide received imaged health insurance cards on the VssID application instead of paper cards. The new identity was appreciated and welcomed by policyholders because of quick, simple, convenient manifestations.
LABOUR EXPORT RESTRICTION EXACERBATED
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) is again facing fears of not being able to meet its target of sending 90,000 workers to work abroad in 2021. According to the Vietnam Labour Export Association, Vietnam sent just over 29,500 workers to 17 countries and territories in the first quarter of 2021, around 2,500 less than in the same period last year.
LABOR PRODUCTIVITY - IMPORTANT FACTOR FOR GROWTH
Vietnam has not yet experienced a real productivity growth phase, which is a key factor for an economy to rise to high-income status, according to the Vietnam Productivity Report jointly conducted by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR), the University of Economics and Business (Vietnam National University of Hanoi, and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies of Japan.