SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
Hanoi , December 04, 2012
STIPULATING REGION-BASED MINIMUM WAGE LEVELS FOR LABORERS
WORKING FOR COMPANIES, ENTERPRISES, COOPERATIVES, COOPERATIVE
GROUPS, FARMS, HOUSEHOLDS, INDIVIDUALS AND AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS
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).