Independent agency should assess, quantify minimum living standards: experts

The concept of “minimum living standard”, which was legislated in 2012, is an important basis for calculating the minimum wage. However, this is also the most controversial topic at every meeting of the National Wage Council. As one of the three parties involved in wage calculation, the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor has repeatedly suggested that there should be an independent agency outside the council that is given the responsibility of working out Vietnam’s minimum living standards.

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Le Tuyet