Region-based minimum wage levels increased from January 1, 2018

VGP - The Government has issued Decree No. 141/2017/ND-CP providing for region-based monthly minimum wage levels for laborers working under labor contracts.

The region-based minimum wage levels will be applied to enterprises, cooperatives, household businesses, foreign companies and international organizations operating in Vietnam..  

Under this Decree, from January 1, 2018, the region – based minimum wage levels applicable to laborers working under labor contracts shall be increased as follows: Region I: VND3,9800,000 per month, Region II: VND3,530,000 per month, Region III: VND3,090,000 per month and Region IV: 2,760,000 per month. 

The region-based minimum wage levels are higher than the current levels from VND180,000-230,000 per month. 

By Thuy Dung

Comments Your comment must be approved before publishing