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Vietnam putting market forces above worker rights

Vietnam’s long-overdue 6% regional minimum wage increase came into effect on July 1, 2022, after two and a half years of delay due to Covid-19. The delay shows the neoliberal logic underpinning policy change by a self-proclaimed socialist state. This market-driven logic first appeared in the 2019 Labor Code revision and emboldens the market system while […]

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