Circular 04/2021/TT-BCT on working time, rest time for employees doing jobs in pit mines
A working shift of an employee in the pit mine must not exceed 9.5 hours per day
On July 16, 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issues the Circular No. 04/2021/TT-BCT prescribing working time and rest time for employees doing jobs in pit mines.
Accordingly, a working shift of an employee in the pit mine must not exceed 9.5 hours per day; a working time of an employee at the production location in the pit mine must not exceed 07 hours per day and 42 hours per week.
Besides, the total working hours of working shifts and overtime working hours must not exceed 12 hours per day; overtime working hours must not exceed 300 hours per year. The organization of overtime work shall be agreed by employees and comply with Articles 59 and 62 of the Government’s Decree No. 145/2020/ND-CP.
Annually, employers shall report to the Ministry of Industry and Trade before January 15 and irregular report at the request of competent agencies.
This Circular takes effect on September 01, 2021.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND TRADE
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
Hanoi, July 16, 2021
Prescribing working time and rest time for employees doing jobs in pit mines
Pursuant to Article 116 of the Labor Code No. 45/2019/QH14 passed on November 20, 2019 by the National Assembly;
Pursuant to Article 68 of the Government's Decree No. 145/2020/ND-CP dated on December 14, 2020, detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Labor Code regarding working conditions and industrial relations;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 98/2017/ND-CP dated August 18, 2017, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Industry and Trade;
At the proposal of the Director of the Department of Personnel and Organization after reaching an agreement with the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs;
The Minister of Industry and Trade promulgates the Circular prescribing working time and rest time for employees doing jobs in pit mines.
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Circular prescribes working time and rest time for employees doing jobs in pit mines.
Article 2. Subjects of application
1. Subjects of application:
a. Employers being organizations, individuals that hire, use employees operating in the field of coal and mineral exploitation by pit method.
b. Employees working in pit mines at pit mine exploitation works.