Vietnam’s Maternity Leave – Benefits and Application
Willis Towers Watson (31.08.2018) Spain joins a growing list of countries that have enacted or proposed increases and enhancements in maternity and paternity leave over the past 12 to 18 months, increasing statutory paternity leave from four to five weeks (plus two additional days per child for multiple births) as of July 5, 2018. During leave, pay replacement benefits are provided by social security — INSS (Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad ) ocial) at 100% of covered salary. Leave was already increased from 13 to 20 days in 2017.
Maternity / paternity leave Parents are entitled to payments from the Maternity / Paternity Leave Fund after having been continuous for 6 months in the domestic labor market before the date of birth of the child or the time when a child enters the home upon adoption or permanent foster care. The employment rate per month must be at least 25%.
The ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) was formed to provide a forum for member institutions to exchange views and experiences on social security issues.
Its members comprise the Social Security Institutions of ASEAN countries namely, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. As a non-government organization, ASSA seeks to promote the development of social security in the region in consonance with the aspirations, laws and regulations of the member countries.
The Information Center on Social Protection (CIPS) is a website that provides information in Portuguese on the social protection area (www.cipsocial.org).
Its main purpose is to, on the one hand, respond to the knowledge needs of the Portuguese Speaking Countries: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tome and Principe, Timor-Leste. On the other hand, make available information on the existing social protection realities of these countries.