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Name: Ordinance on Labour Contracts
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Labour contracts
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1990-09-10
Entry into force:
ISN: VNM-1990-R-38293
Bibliography: Fundamental Laws and Regulations of Vietnam, 1993, The Gioi Publishers, Hanoi, Vietnam, pp. 493-505
Foreign Investment Laws of Vietnam, 1992, State Committee for Co-operation and Investment and Phillips Fox Australia, Melbourne, Australia, Vol. 1, IV-31-IV-42
Abstract/Citation: Provides that a labour contract is an agreement between an employee and an employer in respect of a paid job in which both parties agree to conditions of employment, the working conditions to be provided and the rights and obligations of each party. Labour contracts apply to organizations and individuals from various economic branches and sectors which employ and hire labour, and to hired employees who are to be paid wages (excludes persons elected to public office, persons appointed to positions in the State apparatus and in State-run economic units, military personnel and persons employed by State administrative bodies or work units). Includes provisions on conclusion of labour contracts, implementation of, changes to, deferment of and termination of labour contracts, settlement of labour disputes and action on violations.

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