◆ Continue organizing events on HR issues and practices, legal issues that are of the interests of the HR practitioners.
◆ Strengthen the collaboration with the Vietnamese Government and key stakeholders on employment and labor issues, improve transparency and effectiveness of regulations and policies on labor issues including the revision of the Labor Code, social insurance imposed on foreign employees, increase the minimum wage, labor union.
◆ Strengthen the collaboration with other Committees of AmCham and other Business Associations through organizing joint events and cooperating in advocacy projects.
◆ Continue participating in AmCham Scholarship 2019 and prepare for 20th anniversary of the program in 2020
2019 Events Plan
➢March: Event type: Gathering with theme “Beauty tips for professional women” @ John Rober Power.
➢March: Morning Briefing: Outlook on labor code
➢May: : Morning briefing: “Re-Organization: Manage the Attrition”
➢Sept 27: Join Education Forum of AmCham Education & Training Committee
➢VN HR Cooperation: Discuss a co-host event in 2019
➢Bi-monthly committee meetings at members premises with topic/speakers from members companies. Target 03 meetings in 2019
➢Feb 25: AmCham Committee Chair Meeting from 3-7pm to report 2018 and share 2019 plan
> Join advocacy paper with FBSC and other business associations on Labor Code.
➢Invite 2 more Core Team Members from Intel, Unilever
> Support AmCham Scholarship-Interview Briefing and Interview Guideline
Revised Labor Code Workshop
On May 14, 2019, representatives of business associations, companies, law firms organized and representatives from the Ministry ofLabour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (“MOLISA”) gathered at VCCI office in a workshop on the consultation on the Draft Revised Labour Code. The aim of the workshop was to get recommendations from business associations for the Draft Revised Labour Code. From the Vietnamese Government side, representatives attending the workshop included Mr. Mai Duc Thien – Deputy Director of Department of Legal Affairs of MOLISA, Mr. Hoang Quang Phong – Vice Chairman of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Bui Sy Loi – Vice Chairman of Committee on Social Affairs of the National Assemble and Mr. Pham Minh Huan – Former Deputy Minister of MOLISA. The workshop had representatives of business associations including the Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association, the representative of American Chamber of Commerce Vietnam, Vietnam Electronic Industries Association, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam, Vietnam Associations of Seafood Exporters and Producers, the Shoes & Leather Association, Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group and many other Vietnamese and foreign invested companies.
Ms. Nguyen Thuy Hang, Co-Chair of HR Committee of AmCham, provided comments from American business community on the draft. Business community can continue providing comments and contribution to the draft until 31 May 2019.