Ms. Ngo Thi Khoa, a worker of Italisa Vietnam Co., Ltd. excitedly shared: “I am glad that the issue of the Law on Insurance will be adjusted in the near future from 20 years to 15 years, and possibly down to 15 years. 10 years. Thus, our employees also feel secure to work.”
The current Law on Social Insurance stipulates that the minimum period of participation in social insurance is 20 years to have the opportunity to enjoy the retirement benefits. This leads to many workers, laborers do not accumulate enough years of paying social insurance to enjoy pension. Many workers believe that, with some occupations, it is difficult for workers in industrial zones to stay because of the very high work intensity. Faced with this fact, the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs is developing a draft revised Social Insurance Law in the direction of reducing the number of years of insurance premium payment to 15 years, then reducing it to 10 years.
Many people who have received social insurance once have the desire to participate again (photo of solving social insurance procedures for participants at Quang Trach Social Insurance, Quang Binh)
Ms. Ngo Thi Khoa has worked at Italisa Vietnam Co., Ltd., Song Khe – Noi Hoang Industrial Park, Bac Giang province for more than 8 years now and she has paid social insurance for many years. Ms. Khoa works at the factory manufacturing sanitary ware and kitchen equipment with 2 working hours: morning shift from 7:30 to 16:30 pm and night shift from 19:30 to 4:30 am.
At the age of 46, Ms. Khoa has to work very hard to meet such a cross-shift job: “If I pay insurance for 20 years to receive a pension, I have to work until I am 60 years old this year, 46 years old. have a pension. Because of my age at that time, my job and profession could not meet it. If the law on social insurance is revised, we will be very excited and happy to receive an earlier and better pension soon. It’s very difficult to be a worker in old age.”
And Mr. Nguyen Van Hai, a worker at Viet Thang Garment and Uniform Trading Co., Ltd., Bac Giang said that many businesses are always “coal” difficult to recruit workers, but in the past time, many businesses have sought to lay off employees. workers over 40-45 years old to ensure productivity and product quality. Therefore, Mr. Hai wants the Government to amend the law, reduce the number of years of payment of social insurance contributions to ensure the interests of workers, and also limit the situation of employees withdrawing one-time social insurance: “Workers like me jobs that require health, shift work, so it is unlikely that they will be able to work until the age of 60 or those who are over 45 years old may have been dismissed by the company, waiting for the full 20-year insurance payment period is very difficult for them. worker”.
At the Prime Minister’s meeting and dialogue with workers recently, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said: Faced with the desire to reduce the number of years of insurance premium payment of For employees, the Ministry is presiding over the drafting of the revised Draft Law on Social Insurance, which will be gradually reduced to 15 years and may eventually be reduced to 10 years: “The amendment of the Law on Social Insurance, chaired by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, has now been completed. completed the dossiers and procedures with 11 groups of insurance reform policies and approved by the National Assembly in 2023, which will be submitted to the National Assembly. In these groups, we will gradually reduce the time to pay social insurance premiums. Previously, we specified 20 years. The draft is gradually shortened to 15 years and up to maybe 10 years, in the spirit of paying more, getting more, paying short, and enjoying short in the spirit of fairness and sharing.
Minister Dao Ngoc Dung also said: The draft revised Law on Social Insurance increases the connection between social insurance groups together, ensuring the interests of employees. At the same time, provide mechanisms and policies to encourage employees to participate in longer-term insurance. In addition, there will be regulations to strictly handle difficult cases of workers to force workers to buy, sell, and convert insurance books through many disguised forms, in order to limit the one-time withdrawal of social insurance.
The number of people participating in voluntary social insurance in Quang Binh is at the highest level in the country
Regarding this issue, at a dialogue with workers, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh emphasized: “The law on social insurance has some points that are not consistent with reality, agencies have listened to workers’ opinions. labor, gather and propose to the Government and submit to the National Assembly to include amendments to the law on social insurance into the law- and ordinance making program in 2023, in order to solve practical problems.’
Before information about the revised Draft Law on Social Insurance, which stipulates gradually reducing the number of years of payment of social insurance contributions to 15 years, Ms. Ngo Thi Khoa, a worker of Italisa Vietnam Co., Ltd. excitedly shared: “I am happy when the problem is solved. The issue of the Law on Insurance will be adjusted in the coming time from 20 years down to 15 years, and possibly down to 10 years. Thus, our employees also feel secure to work.”
Currently, our country has 55 million employees, of which about 20 million people have signed labor contracts, but only 16 million people participate in compulsory social insurance. This is a pretty low percentage. Therefore, in order to attract employees to participate in voluntary social insurance, in addition to the plans to adjust the Law on Social Insurance, the efforts to reform administrative procedures in payment of the social insurance industry, it is necessary to participate in the social insurance industry. , join hands of the people and socio-political organizations, in order to create a strong and effective change in the awareness of employers, employers and people about Social Insurance.