THE MINISTRY OF LABOR, WAR INVALIDS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS

Circular No. 29/2015/TT-BLDTBXH dated July 31, 2015 of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs guiding the collective bargaining, collective bargaining agreements and settlement of labor disputes prescribed in Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP on guidelines for the Labor Code
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 106/2012/ND-CP dated December 20, 2012, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs;
Pursuant to Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP dated January 12, 2015 of the Government on guidelines for the Labor Code;
At the request of Director of Department of Labor and Wage;
The Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs promulgates a Circular on guidelines for collective bargaining, collective bargaining agreements and settlement of labor disputes prescribed in Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP dated January 12, 2015 of the Government on guidelines for the Labor Code.
Article 1. Scope of adjustment
This Circular deals with collective bargaining, collective bargaining agreements, labor arbitration council and compensation for damage caused by illegal strikes prescribed in Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP dated January 12, 2015 of the Government on guidelines for the Labor Code (hereinafter referred to as Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP).
Article 2. Subject of application
Employees, representative organizations of grassroots-level employees’ collectives, employers, representative organizations of employers, other agencies, organizations, and individuals related to labor relation prescribed in Article 2 of Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP.

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Article 3. Periodic collective bargaining
The periodic collective bargaining prescribed in Article 16 of Decree No. 05/2015/ND-CP shall be stipulated as follows:
1. Periodic collective bargaining shall be conducted at least once a year. Duration between two consecutive bargaining meetings is within 12 months;
2. Representatives of both parties shall agree upon number and time of periodic bargaining meetings in a year and make an agreement bearing signatures of both parties as the basis for negotiation;
3. Rules, the right to request, representatives, issues and process of periodic collective bargaining shall comply with Articles 67, 68, 69, 70, and 71 of the Labor Code.

 

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