Holiday & Tet Leave

According to Article 115 of the Code, the employee shall be entitled to the following public holidays and the same shall be fully paid leave[...]
Vetting of employment contract - your charges?

Vetting of employment contract – your charges?

Question: Hope all is well at your end! How much would you charge to vet the enclosed employment contract? Answer: Yes. Our legal service fee for this case is 350USD. The fee is exclusive of 10% VAT. It shall take us about 03 working days to complete.

Working hours under Vietnam Labor Code

The normal working hours prescribed under law is a maximum of 8 hours a day or 48 hours a week and the employer shall have the right to determine. The working hours at night shall commence at 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. of the following day. An employee can be...

Social insurance for foreign employees working in Hanoi

Hanoi Social Insurance Authority has just issued a Dispatch Letter No.5251/BHXH-QLT 2018 dated 3rd December 2018, temporarily guiding on Compulsory Insurance under the Decree No. 143/2018/ND-CP. Accordingly, from 1st December 2018, foreign employees having been granted Work Permit/ Practice License and entered into Employment Contract with definite term of 1...

The labor code 2012 of Vietnam

The Labor Code 2012, which is the prescribed law in the territory of Vietnam, specifies the rights, obligations and responsibilities of the employers and the employees. This Code is applicable to the following: a. The Vietnamese employees, apprentices, interns and other employees b. The employers c. Foreign employees working in Vietnam d. Other...

Getting work permit for dentist.

Question: I am a dentist graduated from the USA practicing dentistry in my country Singapore with Permanent and Private license of Singapore for 10 years. I have already read helpful questions and answers included in your website and Im NOT going to establish my own clinic. 1.However, I am asking if...

Employment contract under Vietnam Labor Code

SBLAW would like to provide foreign investor some information about employment contract under Vietnam Labor Code as follows:

Unilateral Termination

Question: I was unilaterally terminated around May 26th, 2017. I was terminated because the school decided to discontinue the international secondary program and therefore didn't need me. I have already signed the termination letter. Would i be eligible for any compensation? Answer: SBLAW would like to reply you as follows: If you worked...
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Redundant employees due to organizational restructure in Vietnamese company

(SB Law) In case foreign invested company in Vietnam (FIC) shall have to consider terminating employment of a number of redundant employees due to organizational restructure[...]

Urgent Due Diligence required for a Vietnamese Consultant

Question: I am writing to find out about a quote with regards to Due Diligence on an employee we have based in Vietnam. We are an Hongkong based organisation which works with primarily Hongkong companies which are trading with or investing in the Caribbean.  We are expanding range of Chinese and...