The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has told all enterprises that they must develop long-term policies for training and job replacement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A delegation of the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs, led by its deputy head Bui Sy Loi, has visited Canada to exchange experience in policy and law building regarding labour, health and gender equality issues.
Payments of import-export taxes and fees to customs authorities must all be conducted via cashless payment methods or through credit institutions from the beginning of April, according to a requirement recently issued by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
A lack of clear and transparent regulations relating to autonomy for public hospitals is hindering the efficiency of their operation, a senior expert said.
The average household poverty rate in Vietnam dropped by 1.51% from 2016 to 6.72% in 2017, according to the national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction.
Vietnam has posted the highest regional increase in minimum wages over the last three years, more than Indonesia and China, but workers still struggle to make ends meet.
Two senior officials have pledged that national healthcare and social insurance funding will not run out, but cautioned that appropriate reforms and adjustments were needed.
Vietnam should complete labour standards and relations in order to fulfill its commitments to employment and trade union in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to which the country is a signatory, heard a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on June 21.
Bui Sy Loi, Deputy Head of the National Assembly (NA)’s Social Affairs Committee, spoke with Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about workers’ access to social welfare policies.
(VOV) - On November 11, 392 out of 435 National Assembly (NA) deputies approved a resolution on State budget estimates for 2016 with 80.06% of the votes in favour in which the base salary for State officials and employees will increase as of May next year by 5% or VND60,000 compared to the previous level.
Speeding up the implementation of the Law on Social Insurance will enable millions of labourers in non-official sectors to access social insurance, securing themselves and the society, said Bui Sy Loi, Deputy Head of the National Assembly Committee on Social Affairs.