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Labour Law and the State’s Management of Labour Relations in Vietnam

  • Tu Phuong Nguyen
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Part of the Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific book series (CSAP)

Abstract

This chapter provides background information about the labour law regime, which is necessary for an understanding of the relationship between law and labour resistance in Vietnam. It outlines the development and significance of the Vietnamese Labour Code in the regulation of industrial relations in Vietnam. Second, it discusses key aspects of the Labour Code that concern key workers’ rights and benefits, workplace relationships, and the types and resolution of labour disputes. The next section addresses the state’s approach towards law and labour regulation over the past few decades, taking the example of strike settlement and strike prevention in the field site of Đông Nai Province, and outlines the development of the union’s legal aid activities and their objectives in relation to workers’ rights protection.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tu Phuong Nguyen
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  1. 1.Centre for Governance and Public PolicyGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia

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