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Vietnam to raise minimum wage by 5.5 percent in 2020

The National Wage Council has arrived at a 5.5 percent minimum wage increase next year after labor and business representatives reached a consensus.

Vietnam labor federation wants minimum wage raised 8 pct

Vietnam General Confederation of Labor proposed an 8.18 percent increase in minimum wages while VCCI, which represents employers, suggested 2 percent.

Vietnam to up minimum wage by 5.3 pct in 2019

Vietnam will raise the minimum monthly wage by VND160,000-200,000 ($6.86-8.58) depending on the region from January 1, 2019.
December 14, 2018 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Cambodia to raise minimum wage for garment workers by $12

Cambodia hiked the monthly minimum wage for garment workers by $12 Friday from the current $170 following a election promise by premier Hun Sen.
October 06, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam set to increase minimum wages in 2019

Vietnam’s National Wage Council has proposed a minimum wage increase of nearly $7-9 per month across all four levels in 2019.
August 14, 2018 | 08:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnam labor unions, businesses remain locked in minimum wage dispute

The second meeting on minimum wages for next year has failed to reconcile two organizations at loggerheads over the issue.
July 27, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Vietnamese labor productivity among lowest in Asia despite growth: report

Productivity is rising, but not as fast as wages, creating the risk of an economic imbalance.
May 10, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Despite 2nd fastest wage bump in Asia, Vietnamese workers barely make ends meet

Overtime is the only way some workers can afford to eat.
January 06, 2018 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese businesses balk at raising minimum wage every year: commerce chamber

Businesses claim that rapidly rising minimum wages have been causing them difficulties.
December 27, 2017 | 06:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's PM signs off on lowest ever minimum-wage bump

The lowest nominal wage increase in 11 years is unlikely to help workers sustain their basic needs, the labor confederation has warned.
December 11, 2017 | 09:26 pm GMT+7

Is Vietnam’s minimum wage structure sustainable?

Next year's pay rises will still be far below a living wage for those lucky enough to receive them. 
September 10, 2017 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam's garment workers get paid better than Asian peers, in a sense

The ILO says employers in the country's garment and footwear sectors are generally following the minimum wage rule, but wages remain low.
September 16, 2016 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam gov't sanctions lowest minimum-wage bump in a decade

The monthly minimum wages for 2017 will increase by 7.3 percent, the lowest level since 2007.
September 08, 2016 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam on verge of lowest minimum-wage bump in a decade

It looks like Vietnamese workers will have to tighten their belts with a tough year ahead.
August 02, 2016 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam mulls lowest minimum-wage hike in 4 years

Workers say it's not enough, but companies warn it's too much.
July 14, 2016 | 12:55 pm GMT+7
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