Request for Comments: Draft Decree on FDI Payment of Trade Union Fee

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has requested that AmCham collect suggestions from member companies with foreign investment regarding the rate / percentage to pay trade union fee allocated from the salary fund and basis/ reason for the recommended rate.

Click Here to provide your suggestions to AmCham, and we will consolidate these suggestions and forward to the Ministry of Planning & Investment.

The Decision would probably effect every foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprise.

Comment: AmCham Member input on this proposal would be very welcome. Members are encouraged to read the details to assess how it may affect their particular operations.

Background

Please click this link to see an English translation of the Draft Prime Minister’s Decree on FDI Payment of Trade Union Fees and this link to download the Draft Decision in Vietnamese.

Below is an English translation of the Letter from MPI

SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Freedom – Independence – Happiness

MINISTRY OF PLANNING & INVESTMENT

No. 3079 / BKH-DTNN

Hanoi, 29 April 2008

Ref: Inputs for trade union fee rate from the FDI salary scheme

Respectfully to: The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has drafted Decision of Prime Minister on policy in paying the trade union fee from the FDI enterprises’ total salary scheme.

The Ministry of Planning and Investment requests your organization to collect suggestions from your member enterprises with foreign investment regarding the rate / percentage to pay trade union fee allocated from the salary fund and basis/ reason for the recommended rate.

Thanks for your cooperation.

For the Minister
Director
Foreign Investment Agency (FIA)

Phan Huu Thang

Recipients:

  • As above
  • Office file, FIA

Click here to provide your suggestions to AmCham, and we will consolidate these suggestions and forward to the Ministry of Planning & Investment.