An estimated 64 percent of foreign workers in Vietnam have joined compulsory social insurance after the Government’s decree 143/2018/ND-CP regulating compulsory social insurance for foreign workers took effect.
VOV.VN - Remittances from Vietnamese guest workers hit US$2-US$2.5 billion each year with an annual average growth rate of 6 to 7% between the years 2010 and 2017, according to a report of the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs.
An increase in social insurance premiums that will accompany new rules that take effect next year will benefit workers, officials claimed.
Foreign employees in Vietnam with work permits or practice certificates or practice licences granted by competent Vietnamese agencies will be covered by compulsory social insurance as from January 1, 2018, according to the 2014 Law on Social Insurance.
(VOV) -Approximately 180 Vietnamese nurses and orderlies are expected to have the opportunity to work in Japan if they complete a Japanese language training course next year.
(VOV) -Vietnamese guest workers are required to make a collateral deposit before leaving to work in the Republic of Korea (RoK).
(VOV) -Many guest workers in the central province of NgheAn are seeking opportunities to work in Malaysia and Japan because of the security and stable incomes in these two markets.
(VOV) -More than 32,000 Vietnamese were recruited as guest workers, mostly for Taiwan (China), Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Libya, Cambodia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the first five months of this year.
Vietnamese guestworkers trained in Japan are becoming key human resources for Japanese-invested companies in Vietnam.