Vietnam General Federation of Labour has issued the Official Dispatch No. 245/TLD regarding extension of the deadline for payment of union dues for enterprises afflicted by Coronavirus (Covid-19).
According to this document, production and business entities affected by Covid-19 will be granted an extension of the deadline for payment of union dues for the first 6 months to June 30, 2020.
Enterprises afflicted by Covid-19 are defined as those enterprises whose employees participating in the social insurance program have to temporarily quit their work account for at least 50% of total personnel subject to the requirement for participation in the compulsory social insurance program.
If these enterprises continue to face difficulty because of failure to curb Covid-19 after the aforesaid deadline, then the deadline will be extended to December 31, 2020.
Confederations of Labor at cities and provinces; Trade Unions of central sectors; and Trade Unions of Incorporations within the remit of Confederations of Labor, have the burden of strictly complying with this direction and submitted review reports by the 10th day each month to Confederations of Labor.