IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19, WILL THE COMPANY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING WAGE ON CEASING WORK IN CASE EMPLOYEES REFUSE TO COMPLY WITH THE “3 ON-SITE” PLAN?

Question: Dear Lawyer, during the period of social distancing in line with Directive No.16/CT-TTg, our Company are currently developing and implementing the “3 on-site” plan (working, eating, resting at factories) for our employees to ensure both disease prevention control and economic growth.  Even so, in the process of implementing the plan, some employees...
Legal advice on labor contract affected by Covid 19.

Legal advice on labor contract affected by Covid 19.

Question: Hello, I have some questions regarding the current COVID-19 Situation and employment resignation. I am currently employed under a legal fixed term contract. However, the current COVID-19 situation has affected my home country. And our company has already offered repatriation for its citizens who choose to go back home. So, my questions...

Probation period under Vietnam Labor Law.

Question: I’m reaching out to seek your advice on the policy for probation period. At present we have 2 months’ probation policy being followed in Vietnam. However, we intend to increase the probation period to 6 months owing to the fact that we likely would be hiring employees with deep solution...

Consultant for labor disputes

Question: I have been working in Vietnam from 2005. My previous job was in Hai Phong, I have no issues with my employment there, legally. Recently, I decided to move to Hanoi, new company but unfortunately, not a good decision though. I started there on 19th April 2018, as a Technical Manager,...

Process of applying for Working permit

Question: I'm Peter from UK, I'm trying to solve an issue with the process of applying for Working permit - since november 13th all teaching certificates must be legalized but the UK Embassy does not legalize , they told me to legalize in UK but now i am in...

Work permit in Vietnam for shareholder of company.

Question: Hi. I'm planning to establish a company in Vietnam and would need to apply for a work permit. I'm French citizen and consultant for more than 15 years. What would be the procedure and time frame and how much would it cost to get a 1 or 2 year...

Advice on obtaining work permit in Vietnam

Question: I want apply for work permit in Vietnam. What procedures do I need to do? Answer: We noted that you would like to seek for legal advice regarding to obtaining work permit in Vietnam. Before moving forward to further step, could you let us know: + Are you working for any company duly established...

We need work visa, business visa in Vietnam

Question: We need work visa,Business visa in Vietnam, please advise. Answer: I was entrusted to provide you legal advice regarding to obtainment of work permit for foreign employee. Under Vietnam Law, foreigners who enter into Vietnam for working shall be required to obtain work permit. In order to obtain work permit, such...

Vietnam-Unused Annual Leave

Question: If an employee has 14 days annual leave this year, but he terminated in this May with 9 days unused annual leave. Does employer pay for the unused annual leave and how to calculate it? Is the formula correct?   Monthly salary/26*unused days.   Answer:   In case the Employee legally terminate the employment contract, he/she...

Representative office issues

Question: Our company want to employ one people in Vietnam for liaison/ seeking business opportunity. Is it necessary for us to set up a RO for this purpose? What are the details we need to beware if we need to set up a RO/hiring people(i.e. employment contract(MOLISA), tax issues (Personal Income...