General support for employees and employers facing difficulties due to Covid-19

Below is a summary of policies to support employers (businesses) and employees working at businesses that are facing difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The support was issued during the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic in Vietnam.

Government support

NumberDocumentEffective date
1Directive 11/CT-TTg on urgent tasks and solutions to remove difficulties for production and business, ensure social security in response to the Covid-19 epidemic issued by the Prime Minister04/03/20
2Official Letter 9739/SLDTBXH-LD guiding the application for determining the number of employees participating in the social insurance scheme who are temporarily absent from work for enterprises affected by the Covid-19 epidemic01/04/20
3Resolution 42/NQ-CP on measures to support people facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic (Including employees and employers)09/04/20
4Resolution 154/NQ-CP amending and supplementing Resolution 42/NQ-CP on measures to support people facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic19/10/20
5Official Dispatch 2059/TLD of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor on delaying the payment of trade union fees for businesses affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.28/05/21
6Resolution 68/NQ-CP on a number of policies to support employees and employers facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic01/07/21
7Decision 23/2021/QD-TTg stipulating the implementation of a number of policies to support employees and employers facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic Implementing Resolution No. 68/NQ -CP July 01, 7 of the Government07/07/21
8Official Dispatch 1988/BHXH-TST on the implementation of Resolution No. 68/NQ-CP of the Government and Decision No. 23/2021/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister07/07/21
9Official Dispatch 2645/BHXH-QLT on the implementation of Resolution No. 68/NQ-CP of the Government and Decision No. 23/2021/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister12/07/21

Support from Ho Chi Minh City

What businesses need to do when applying?

1. Read carefully the regulations applicable to the employer and contact the competent receiving agency (DOLISA, Social Insurance) to register for implementation.

2. If you need Expertis support, please contact us.

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