Under this Decree, from January 1st, 2020, the region – based minimum wage levels shall be increased by from VND 150,000 – VND 240,000/month in comparison with the current levels
The new region – based minimum wage levels shall be as follows:
- Region I: from VND 4.180.000 /month to 4.420.000 /month (VND 240,000);
- Region II: from VND 3.710.000 /month to VND 3.920.000/month (VND 210,000);
- Region III: from VND 3.250.000 /month to VND 3.430.000/month (VND 180,000);
- Region IV: from VND 2.920.000 /month to VND 3.070.000/month (VND 150,000).
It should note that the above - mentioned region - based minimum wage levels are applied to those who work the simplest jobs. For laborers who have undergone vocational learning, vocational training, such the region - based minimum wage levels must be at least 7% higher.
Areas to which the 2020 region – based minimum wage levels shall be applied are specified in the Appendix enclosed with this Decree.
This Decree takes effect from January 1st, 2020 and replaces Decree No. 157/2018/ND-CP dated November 16th, 2018.
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