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MINISTRY PROPOSES MINIMUM WAGE RISE FOR 2016

[12-09-2015] The minimum wage may increase by VND 250,000 – 400,000 (nearly US$12.5–20) since 2016, according to the draft decree prepared by the Ministry of Labor–Invalids and Social Affairs. The draft decree was introduced after the National Salary Council (NSC) on September 3 agreed to a 12.4% increase in minimum wage for 2016.

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ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS: MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE NEXT YEAR

[09-09-2015] Minimum wage rise of 12.4% from next year, petrol prices cut by nearly 1,200 VND per liter and ground broken for two large-scale projects on Phu Quoc island are economic highlights from August 31-Septmber 5.

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WAGE DISPUTES OVERHEATED

[31-08-2015] The rise in minimum wage may never have been as hot a topic as it is now. On August 25, 2015, the National Wages Council hosted a meeting to conclude the rise in minimum wage in 2016, but it wrapped up after four hours of hot debate without any agreement reached.

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LABOR CONFEDERATION INSISTS ON 16.8% WAGE RISE

[14-08-2015] Having surveyed the livelihoods of workers in different parts of the nation, the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor has insisted on its proposal  for a regional minimum wage hike of 16.8% next year.

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FOCUSING ON HIGH-QUALITY HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

[13-08-2015] Vietnam sees 1.5-1.6 million youths join the labour force annually, which creates the opportunity for the country’s robust economic development on the one hand, while also posing huge pressures on employment and occupational training.

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EMPLOYMENT DEMAND RISES AS ECONOMY RECOVERS

[30-07-2015] The demand for workers from Vietnamese enterprises was reported 34 percent higher in the first half of the year in comparison with the same period last year. The reports by the HCM City Labor Force Forecasting and Marketing Information Center showed an increase in employment demand thanks to economic recovery.

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WAGE RISE OF 17% PROPOSED

[17-07-2017] The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor has proposed the National Wage Council consider increasing the region-based monthly minimum wage by VND350,000-550,000 next year, or 16.76%, on average.

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LABOUR SHORTAGES HOLD BACK VIETNAMS LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

[19-05-2015] Thousands of logistics entrepreneurs are struggling with a serious shortage of employees since a rapid increase of services demands, the Viet Nam Logistics Institute (VNLI) has said. About 300,000 business entrepreneurs are involved in logistics services, providing jobs for nearly 1.5 million labourers across the country, of whom 40 per cent are from HCM City.


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