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Pensions, social allowances expected to rise 15 percent from 2022

Eight groups of people will enjoy a 15 per cent rise in their pensions and social insurance allowances and monthly subventions from January 1, 2022, when a draft decree on the adjustments of these allowances is issued, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and ...

Vietnam pledges to fulfill ILO membership obligations

Vietnam will make all-out efforts to fulfill its obligations as a member of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and further promote cooperation between the organisation and tripartite actors – the Government, employers, and employees in the country. Dao Ngoc Dung, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social ...

Foreign workers to pay social insurance

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Việt Nam Social Security (VSS) have been working with other countries on bilateral agreements to ensure the benefits to foreign workers employed in Việt Nam who are required to make social insurance payments.[]From January 1, 2022, ...

VNS Reporter

Informal workers wary of opt-in social insurance

Farmers and workers in the informal sector are often reluctant to buy voluntary social insurance because they do not understand its benefits and lack knowledge about the programme.[]As of the end of last year, the country had 221,000 holders of voluntary social insurance cards.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

CLMTV countries discuss social insurance for migrant workers

Senior officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) convened their fourth meeting on labour cooperation in Hanoi on August 20, discussing social insurance connection for migrant workers in countries involved.At the conference, participants were updated about the latest information on migrant workers’ affairs ...

Mandatory social insurance for expat workers creates burden on enterprises

Compulsory social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam is creating a heavy burden on local enterprises, according to a report by the Investment and Trade Working Group of the Vietnam Business Forum.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

8,000 firms owe social insurance fees

More than 8,000 enterprises nationwide currently owe social insurance premiums totalling some VNĐ2 trillion (US$87 million). These debts are very difficult to retrieve, with some even impossible to get, according to Việt Nam Social Insurance (VSI).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Expand social insurance coverage, Deputy PM urges

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) must enhance inspections and join hands with relevant agencies to ensure transparency and prevent health insurance fraud, Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ said at a meeting with the VSS yesterday.Keep reading ...

VIR Reporter

Higher social insurance premiums to benefit workers

An increase in social insurance premiums that will accompany new rules that take effect next year will benefit workers, officials claim.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Compulsory social insurance may drive foreign employees away from Vietnam

Vietnam’s labor ministry is seeking public opinion on a new rule that would require foreign workers to pay social insurance, the ministry recently said.Keep reading ...

Ngan Anh

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