On 14 December 2020, the Vietnamese government issued Decree No. 145/2020/ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of the Labor Code on working conditions and labor relations.
This 126-page decree covers various important labor matters, including:
- employers’ responsibilities in managing employees
- contents, termination, and invalidity of labor contracts
- labor outsourcing
- dialogue and democracy policy at the workplace
- salary payment and calculation
- working time and rest time
- labor discipline and material responsibility
- female employees
- settlement of labor disputes
Decree No. 145 will take effect from 1 February 2021 and replace several decrees under the current Labor Code.
We will share with you our summary of significant provisions and comments on the changes under this decree, so keep an eye out for our next alert.
In the meantime, if you have any immediate queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.