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Workshop discusses the coverage of handicraft homeworkers under the Labour Law

Date : 2012-01-17 17:42:56

Description : The current labour law only provides protection to people that have signed a specific labour contract with its employer, which excludes some seventy percent of Vietnam’s labour force, which are engaged with household and self-employment. Most of these do not have a labour contract. In case of a work-related accident, workers without a labour contract have no legal basis to demand for compensation or payment of medical bills (...) 

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