On December 28, 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs issued Circular 28/2021/TT-BLDTBXH providing details and guidelines for implementation of the Law on Occupational Safety and Hygiene in terms of regimes for employees suffering from occupational accidents and diseases. The following are some noticeable features of this Circular:
(i) Stipulating cases of occupational accidents and diseases, principles, and specific compensation levels;
(ii) Providing specific guidance for employers’ obligation to provide financial aids to employees;
(iii) Regulating the time limit for making compensation and financial aid of employers;
(iv) Altering the payment method of occupational accident benefits in particular cases.