THE GOVERNMENT
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            No. 103/2012/ND-CP     
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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Hanoi , December 04, 2012
 
DECREE
STIPULATING REGION-BASED MINIMUM WAGE LEVELS FOR LABORERS WORKING FOR COMPANIES, ENTERPRISES, COOPERATIVES, COOPERATIVE GROUPS, FARMS, HOUSEHOLDS, INDIVIDUALS AND AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS EMPLOYING LABORERS
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Labor Code dated June 23, 1994; the Law on Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Labor Code dated April 02, 2002; and the Law on Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Labor Code dated June 29, 2006;
Pursuant to the Law on Enterprises dated November 29, 2005;
At the proposal of the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs;
The Government promulgates Decree stipulating on region-based minimum wage levels for laborers working for companies, enterprises, cooperatives, cooperative groups, farms, households, individuals and agencies, organizations employing laborers,
Article 1. Scope of adjustment
This Decree stipulates the region-based minimum wage levels applied to laborers working for companies, enterprises, cooperatives, cooperative groups, farms, households and individuals and agencies, organizations employing laborers.
Article 2. Subjects of application
1. The enterprises which are established; organized and managed; and operated under the Law on Enterprises (including Vietnam-based foreign-invested enterprises).
2. The cooperatives, cooperative unions, cooperative groups, farms, households, individuals and the other organizations of Vietnam employing laborers.
3. The foreign agencies, foreign organizations, international organizations and foreigners in Vietnam employing laborers (unless the international agreements, which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a member, have provisions different from this Decree).
Companies, enterprises, organizations, and individuals defined in Clauses 1, 2 and 3 of this Article are collectively referred to as enterprises.
Article 3. Region-based minimum wage levels
1. To stipulate the region-based minimum wage levels applied to enterprises as follows:
a) The level of VND 2,350,000/month applies to enterprises operating in localities of region I.
b) The level of VND 2,100,000/month applies to enterprises operating in localities of region II.
c) The level of VND 1,800,000/month applies to enterprises operating in localities of region III.
d) The level of VND 1,650,000/month applies to enterprises operating in localities of region IV.
2. Localities in which region-based minimum wage levels will be applied are specified in the Appendix attached to this Decree.