French pilots will be on strike for four days from Saturday, leading Air France to cancel two flights under code-share agreement with Việt Nam Airlines.
Tag - strike
dimanche 12 juin 2016
dimanche 28 février 2016
Thousands of workers at a Taiwanese footwear factory in southern Vietnam were on strike for a second day on Friday to protest a new rule that they have called unfair and unreasonable.
lundi 1 juin 2015
Report shows labor law violations, human rights infrigement
lundi 6 avril 2015
Vietnam may be forced to water down a new law designed to shore up its pension system after tens of thousands of workers protested against the changes in a strike that lasted nearly a week.
mardi 31 mars 2015
Thousands of workers at a major factory in southern Vietnam went on strike for a fifth day on Tuesday in protest over social insurance cover, in rare show of labor unrest in a country positioning itself as a future Asian manufacturing powerhouse.
samedi 17 janvier 2015
More than one hundred Vietnam Airlines pilots called in sick during the New Year holiday amid growing discontent over salaries, an unusual mass protest by white collar workers in the nation.
dimanche 28 septembre 2014
Vietnam Airlines has been cancelling many codeshare flights with Air France from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Paris this month as the latter’s pilots are going on strike.
vendredi 28 février 2014
Prime Minister Hun Sen has said Cambodia’s garment workers are paid a fair wage, comparing the new monthly wage of $100 to Vietnam’s. He suggests the unions are too demanding and that investors will flee. However, a researcher points out Vietnam is in flux too.
mardi 16 octobre 2012
A lot of workers have not been present at production shifts these days, because they spend time doing everything they can to force business owners to pay salaries.
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 14 juillet 2011
Hanoi - Nearly 2,000 workers at a South Korean-owned garment factory in Vietnam were holding the second day of a wildcat strike over low wages, an official said Thursday.
samedi 25 juin 2011
A Vietnamese worker was killed and six others seriously injured on Thursday when they were struck by a company truck during a labour dispute at a Taiwanese firm, reports said.
lundi 23 mai 2011
The number of strikes in Vietnam is soaring, official media said Wednesday, as workers in the communist nation struggle to cope with one of the world's highest rates of inflation.
mercredi 18 mai 2011
Hanoi - The number of wildcat strikes in Vietnam has risen sharply due to high inflation and poor working conditions, authorities said Wednesday.
mercredi 27 avril 2011
Hanoi - About 1,300 employees at a Taiwan-owned footwear factory in northern Vietnam returned to work Wednesday after the company agreed to increase their monthly salary.
mardi 8 mars 2011
HANOI — Thousands of workers at a Yamaha motorcycle factory in Vietnam were on strike Tuesday demanding higher pay and benefits, a company official said, as consumers struggle with double-digit inflation.
mardi 11 janvier 2011
Some 1,700 workers at a Thai-owned food cannery in southern Vietnam returned to work on Tuesday after the company agreed to increase monthly bonus payments.
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.
vendredi 22 octobre 2010
Hanoi - More than 2,000 workers were on strike at a South Korean-owned footwear factory in Vietnam, a police official and the company said Friday.
mercredi 9 juin 2010
About 6,000 workers went on strike at a South Korean-owned garment factory in Vietnam, an official said Tuesday.
vendredi 7 mai 2010
Hanoi - Workers at a Japanese-owned computer chip factory in Hanoi have staged a wildcat strike demanding higher salaries, an official said Friday.
dimanche 4 avril 2010
HANO - Thousands of workers went on strike on Friday at a Taiwanese-owned shoe factory in southern Vietnam, demanding better pay and benefits, state-run newspapers reported.
lundi 15 mars 2010
Four hundred striking workers at a South Korean-owned garment factory returned to their jobs Friday in Vietnam after the company accepted most of their demands, but another 400 continued to hold out for back pay.
vendredi 22 janvier 2010
Hanoi - Some 2,000 out of 3,000 workers at a Taiwan-owned garment and footwear company in Vietnam staged a three-day wildcat strike this week, a police official said Friday.
mercredi 11 novembre 2009
Hanoi - More than 1,500 workers at a South Korean-owned garment factory in the Vietnamese port city of Haiphong have been on strike for three days, a factory official said Wednesday.
jeudi 20 août 2009
HANOI — About 1,000 workers at a Vietnamese company that produces shoes for export have gone on strike for higher wages, a company official said Thursday.
jeudi 22 janvier 2009
Hanoi - More than 1,000 workers at a Taiwanese-owned garment factory in central Vietnam have gone on strike, trade union officials said Thursday.
mercredi 14 janvier 2009
HANOI - More than 800 workers at a Taiwanese garment factory in southern Vietnam have gone on strike to protest at a delay in the payment of their salaries and Lunar New Year bonuses, a state-run newspaper reported on Wednesday.
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.
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