Vietnam’s Decree 152 overlooks the management of foreign workers in Vietnam as well as the hiring of Vietnamese employees that work for foreign businesses.
As of May 17, visitors from both countries can cross the border for compassionate reasons, such as visiting family members that are critically ill.
Indonesia’s GR 37/2021 introduces the country’s first ever unemployment benefit program, which provides cash stipends and training to the unemployed.
Due to the pandemic, many ASEAN members did not raise their minimum wages or did not raise them significantly.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower has reminded employers that payment of the religious holiday allowance (THR) is still obligatory despite the pandemic.
Employers must understand and comply with the Philippines’ termination procedures, especially concerning complex open-ended contract provisions.
Only foreigners with work, business, or residency permits can enter Indonesia, although they will be placed in quarantine for five days.
Termination of employment in Singapore can be implemented by either the employee or the employer.
Indonesia has increased its social security premiums for Class III participants but has reduced the maximum wage base for pensions for 2021.
Indonesia’s GR 35/2021 stipulates significant changes to fixed-term employment contracts, outsourcing, hours of work, and the termination of employment procedure.