blue-check Issues relating to scope of operation of employment service enterprises

Official letter No. 3519/LDTBXH-PC dated August 14th, 2019 of the Ministry of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs regarding clarification of scope of operation of employment service enterprises
Posted: 28/8/2019 1:12:54 PM | Latest updated: 16/10/2019 7:36:07 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 4793 | Vietlaw: 428

According to point b Clause 1, point a Clause 2 Article 3 of Decree No. 52/2014/ND-CPstatus2 , employment service enterprises may provide counseling to employees and recommend job seekers to employers who need to recruit labor.

According to the Labor Code, the “employer” regulated at the aforesaid clause only include employers (enterprises, organizations, individuals) established, operating in Vietnam according to the 2012 Labor Code and 2013 Law on Employment.

Accordingly, employment service enterprises shall be only allowable providing job counseling, recommending in Vietnam rather than outside Vietnam.

In case employment service enterprises wish to provide, introduce Vietnamese workers abroad, they must meet conditions and obtain the license according to the Law on Vietnamese guest workers No. 72/2006/QH11status2 .

Ms Phuong Thao (
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