SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, April 6, 2009
PRESCRIBING THE COMMON MINIMUM WAGE LEVEL
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 23, 1994 Labor Code; the April 2, 2002 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Labor Code; the November 29, 2006 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Labor Code; and the April 2, 2007 Law Amending and Supplementing Article 73 of the Labor Code;
Pursuant to the XIth National Assembly's Resolution No. 56/2006/NQ-QH11 of June 29, 2006, on the five-year socio-economic development plan in the 2006-2010 period;
At the proposal of the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, the Minister of Home Affairs and the Minister of Finance,
Article 1. To prescribe the common minimum wage level of VND 650,000/month, to be applied from May 1,2009.
Article 2. The common minimum wage level under Article 1 of this Decree applies to:
1. State agencies, armed forces, political organizations and socio-political organizations.
2. Non-business units of the State: non-business units of political organizations and socio-political organizations: non-public non-business units established and operating under law.
3. Companies which are established, organize management and operate under the State Enterprise Law.
4. One-member limited liability companies with 100% state-owned charter capital which organize management and operate under the Enterprise Law.
Article 3. The common minimum wage level specified in this Decree is used as a basis for:
1. Determining wage levels in the system of wage scales, wage tables and wage allowance levels and implementing a number of other regimes under law at agencies, units and organizations specified in Article 2 of this Decree.
2. Determining allowances from May 1, 2009 onward for redundant laborers under the Government's Decree No. 110/2007/ND-CP of June 26, 2007. on policies applicable to redundant laborers in the reorganization of state companies.