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[2 JULY 2020] SEMINAR ON “COVID-19 & NEW LABOUR CODE – UPDATES AND KEY CONSIDERATIONS”

RHTLaw Vietnam in collaboration with Bangkok Bank held this morning at Sofitel Hotel a seminar with the topic of “COVID-19 & New Labour Code – Updates and Key Considerations”. The main speakers of the seminar, Mr. Benjamin Yap and Ms. Bui Thi Giang Huong, respectively Senior Partner and Senior Associate of RHTLaw Vietnam, focused on new contents of Labour Code No. 45/2019/QH14 which will come into effect on 1 January 2021 and also employment policies in the context of Covid-19 pandemic. There were up to a hundred of attendees mostly coming from HR and Legal Departments of 51 enterprises engaged in diverse business sectors.

The seminar was an opportunity for the attendees to be aware of provisions of the newly-issued Labour Code as well as the updates on governmental policies that help the enterprises reduce financial burden in case of being affected by Covid-19 pandemic. With profound experience gained from advising numerous enterprises on labour related matters, Mr. Benjamin Yap and Ms. Bui Thi Giang Huong provided the attendees with a deep insight of certain legal pitfalls in employment issues and the solutions to overcome.