Thứ bảy, ngày 4/6/2016

​        On June 14, 2021, The Prime Minister issued Derective No.16/CT-TTg on ensuring job security, enhancing living standards, improving working conditions for workers.

Accordingly, with a view to further effectively implement the orientations, guidelines, policies, tasks and solutions of the Party and State on ensuring job security, improving working conditions, and enhancing living standards for workers in the new context, the Prime Minister hereby gives certain requests to the following entities:

 Ministers, Heads of ministerial-level agencies, Governmental agencies, Presidents of People's Committees of provinces and centrally affiliated cities

- Focus on directing, reviewing and speeding up the performance of tasks directly related to ensuring job security, improving working conditions, and enhancing living standards for workers under the direction of the Government, the Prime Minister; urgently develop specific programs and plans and ensure the allocation and release of resources for implementation. Regularly assess the situation and results of implementation, proactively deal with arising issues according to their competence; report and advise the Government and the Prime Minister to consider solving problems beyond their competence; propose new effective and feasible mechanisms, policies and solutions to ensure job security, improve working conditions, and enhance living standards for workers.

- Take the initiative in formulating, adjusting and supplementing housing development planning, programs and plans according to regulations, setting targets for social housing development, especially housing, cultural and sports institutions for workers in industrial parks and export processing zones in the 5-year socio-economic development plan of ministries, central authorities and local governments. Focus on initiating solutions to resolve difficulties for the development of housing for workers in industrial parks.

- Expeditiously build models of "industrial parks - urban areas - services" comprehensively, associated with the development of residential areas and infrastructure, meeting the specific needs of workers in industrial parks, inclusive of experts and high-quality workers.

- Focus on effectively taking measures to prevent and control the pandemic, especially in industrial parks and export processing zones, where many workers are gathered; share difficulties, support and minimize negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, ensure social security, help workers and businesses overcome difficulties, restore production and business, job stability.

Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs

- Proceed to study and make better legal policies on labor, employment, wages, social insurance, occupational safety and health on the basis of summarizing and evaluating the actual implementation of the law in the above areas, especially the practice of law implementation in industrial parks and export processing zones; grasp labor and employment crises caused by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic to supplement, adjust and complete synchronous policies on labor, employment, wages and social insurance association, occupational safety and health; advise on reducing normal working hours in line with the socio-economic development situation; concentrate on amending and supplementing the list of laborious, toxic and dangerous occupations and jobs and extremely laborious, toxic or dangerous occupations and jobs.

- Expeditiously complete and submit to competent authorities for promulgation of policies to support difficulties for workers and businesses to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and promptly initiate the implementation to ensure the stability of the labor and employment, effectively maintaining the goals of both pandemic prevention and control and economic development; proactively develop training programs to improve the qualifications and skills of workers to support adaptation and suitability to changing conditions and circumstances during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ministry of Health

- Focus on speeding up the implementation of the Prime Minister's Decision No. 659/QD-TTg dated May 20, 2020 on the Program "Caring and promoting better health for workers and prevention of occupational diseases" in the period 2020-2030”.

- Guide shift meals for workers in industrial parks and export processing zones; formulate regulations on calorie intakes to meet nutritional needs and meal allowance for specific workers; coordinate with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor to build health promotion models in the workplace suitable to the characteristics of the professions.

State Bank of Vietnam

Direct credit institutions, the Bank for Social Policies to continue implementing credit programs and policies to create jobs, improve the living standards of workers, and develop banking products and services for low-income workers and the people in disadvantaged areas. Focus on guiding the implementation of policies to support employers to take out loans to pay wages for temporary layoff and production recovery due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Request the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor

- Coordinate with ministries and People's Committees of provinces and centrally-affiliated cities to strengthen inspection, inspection, and supervision of the implementation of legal policies on labor, employment, occupational safety and hygiene; build campaigns of inspection and supervision on labor relations and mobilization of workers to raise their sense of self-discipline, actively participation in the prevention and control of Covid-19 pandemic.

- Strengthen the direction of trade unions at all levels, especially grassroots trade unions in enterprises, improve the genuineness of dialogues, negotiation, and conclusion of collective labor agreements, especially on employees' wages associated with labor productivity and job performance results in accordance with the provisions of the Labor Code.

Department of Enterprise Management.

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Chief Editor: Mr. Pham Van Cuong - Deputy Director