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News on Labour Code 2020

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES KEY CHANGES OF THE NEW LABOUR CODE COMMENTED Subject   Key changes   PLF’s comments 1.  Employees’ right to refuse to work The new Labour Code which will take effect from 1 January 2021 (“NewLabour Code”)

Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) “After terminating a labor contract, the binding responsibilities between employers and workers also end. Former employees working for other enterprises raise the employer’s concern over information confidentiality.“ When entering into an employment contract,

Legal regime applicable to foreign employees in Vietnam

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES Legal Regime Applicable To Foreign Employees In Vietnam “Foreign employees working in Vietnam shall comply with either Vietnam’s Law on Labor or foreign law, depending on the nationality of the company they work for.“ Vietnam’s law

Severance pay for foreign employees in Vietnam

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES Severance Pay For Foreign Employees In Vietnam “Foreign employees in Vietnam work under an employment contract. Even after voluntarily quitting, they are still entitled to certain legal rights as well as the obligation to compensate if

When to apply for work permits for foreigners?

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES When To Apply For Work Permits For Foreigners? “According to Vietnam’s regulations, in some cases, foreigners wishing to work in Vietnam will not need to apply for work permits. They are, however, required to apply for

Off-the-clock occupational accident

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES Off-The-Clock Occupational Accident “Potential accidents may happen to workers of any job. However, it is rather complex to determine which ones are considered work accidents, especially when they arise out of working hours.” Vietnam Labor Code

When can an employee receive allowance for job loss?

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR ARTICLES When Can An Employee Receive Allowance For Job Loss? “Employees might be entitled to job-loss allowance or severance allowance after finish working at an enterprise. The payment of these benefits varies depending on the circumstances and