Vũ Quang Thọ, head of the Institute for Workers and Trade Unions, tells Lao động (Labour) that both workers and trade unions are ill-equipped to cope with the free flow of labour mandated by the ASEAN Economic Community
Tag - labour
vendredi 7 avril 2017
jeudi 5 janvier 2017
Bringing the cap to 600 hours a year will allow employers to exhaust their workers and cut back hiring, it says.
vendredi 3 juin 2016
Japan’s biggest shipping company is investing in a $1.2bn container port expansion in Vietnam in the latest bet on a gravitational shift of manufacturing from China to South East Asia.
dimanche 17 janvier 2016
After organising communist Vietnam's first peaceful mass strike at a shoe factory, labour activist Hanh was arrested, beaten bloody by police, and jailed for four years.
vendredi 6 novembre 2015
Par Vietnam aujourd'hui le vendredi 6 novembre 2015, 08:13
HONG KONG — A pact between Washington and Hanoi to strengthen labor unions in Vietnam could give workers more bargaining power, but the impact will depend on how Vietnam carries out the agreement, longtime Vietnamese government advisers and other specialists said on Thursday.
vendredi 13 février 2015
Broker's billboards outside Tan Lieu, a poor rural community in northern Vietnam, advertise “Labour Export”—jobs abroad.
mardi 3 février 2015
Vietnam may still be communist, but the Southest Asian country is all about business. Helped by low costs and an eager government, Vietnam is taking over China's role as Asia's hotspot for foreign investment in manufacturing.
samedi 6 décembre 2014
Nguyen Van Cuong left his village in northern Vietnam four years ago to work in a Hanoi bicycle factory, keen to join the government-backed manufacturing boom that promised to transform the economy. Now, he’s had enough.
samedi 31 août 2013
Seeking better pay overseas, many migrants are being ruthlessly exploited, while relevant agencies lack the means to monitor or protect them
dimanche 25 août 2013
Hanoi - Last year, three teenage boys jumped out of a third-floor window in Ho Chi Minh City and ran as fast as they could until they found help. It was one in the morning and they did not know where they were going.
vendredi 20 avril 2012
HCM City Social Securities deputy director Do Quang Khanh brings some light to social insurance payment in the southern hub and suggests measures to help cushion the increase in violations within the social insurance domain.
samedi 21 janvier 2012
Vietnam deputy prime minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has ordered better labour policies because strikes continue to occur, with 2011 recording twice the number compared to the previous year.
jeudi 12 janvier 2012
Hanoi - Vietnam reported a record number of wildcat strikes last year because of demands for salary hikes prompted by soaring inflation, authorities said Thursday.
jeudi 28 juillet 2011
Vietnam has achieved continuously high growth for almost a decade by relying on natural resources and a cheap labor source. But now, it is losing those advantages.
mercredi 27 octobre 2010
HANOI — Vietnam has jailed for up to nine years three labour activists found guilty of disrupting security, after a trial that lasted less than a day, a court official said.
mardi 29 septembre 2009
Vietnam's labour costs are rising, despite the continual economic downturn which has stunted employment across the nation.
samedi 10 janvier 2009
Vietnam was hit by a record 762 labour strikes last year, many of them in textile and footwear plants, as workers struggled with costs amid spiralling inflation, a labour union official said Thursday.
mercredi 7 janvier 2009
The General Statistical Office (GSO) has announced the latest number of unemployed in the country at over one million, Dong Ba Huong, director of the GSO's Population and Labour Statistics Department, told the Daily Saturday.
mardi 6 janvier 2009
HANOI - The decrease in Vietnam's growth rate this year could entail a loss of 300,000 jobs or 0.65% of the labour force, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).