This is a remarkable content which is specified in Article 162 of the Criminal Code 2015 and will take effect from July 1st 2016.
Accordingly, any people indenting to self-seeking or for their personal motives that they do one of the following behaviors to make other people to be dismissed, fired, their families fall into the predicament or led to strikes shall be subject to a fine of between 10 – 100 million VND, non-custodial reform for up to 01 years or a prison term from 03 months to 01 years:
– Illegally dismissal employee.
– Making unlawful decisions on dismissal for civil servants and public employees.
– Forcing and threatening employees, civil servants and employees to resign.
Subjecting to a fine from 100 – 200 million VND or imprisonment from 01 years to 03 years when committing the crime in one of the following cases:
– For 02 people or more.
– For women who are known to be pregnant.
– For those who are raising children under 12 months of age.
– Make the people that being fired or forced to resign suicides.
At the same time, offenders may also be banned from holding certain positions from 01 years to 05 years