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vendredi 7 avril 2017

Free labour movement might hurt many Vietnamese workers

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

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jeudi 5 janvier 2017

Vietnam’s labor union bristles at plan to double overtime limit

Bringing the cap to 600 hours a year will allow employers to exhaust their workers and cut back hiring, it says.

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samedi 24 septembre 2016

Vietnam seeks to up retiring age as population pressures pensions

Vietnam is trying to raise the retirement age of both men and women to mitigate the economic impact of a rapidly aging population and take pressure off of its depleted social welfare funds.

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samedi 17 septembre 2016

Vietnam has more than 100,000 sex workers

Vietnam has more than 100,000 sex workers, many of whom have to work more than 12 hours a day, the Vietnamese chapter of the International Labor Organization (ILO) said Friday, citing its statistics.

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jeudi 14 juillet 2016

Vietnam to deport 64 illegal Chinese workers of Nha Trang travel firm

Khanh Hoa Province's authorities announced Wednesday they are completing procedures to deport 64 Chinese people who were caught working illegally for a travel agency in the provincial capital town of Nha Trang.

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mercredi 22 juin 2016

Vietnam’s city setting up club to help sex workers

A club for women at high risk of falling into prostitution will be set up in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City to apprise the women about labor laws and test them for sexually transmitted disease, a city official said.

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mercredi 20 avril 2016

The TPP : A win for Vietnam's workers

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the first trade agreement to subject Vietnam to enforceable labor commitments.”

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jeudi 21 janvier 2016

Vietnam has 10,000 illegal workers in South Korea

More than 10,000 Vietnamese guest workers did not return home last year after their South Korean work contracts expired, an official of Vietnam’s Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs said.

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dimanche 17 janvier 2016

Vietnam sees reform opportunities, labour challenges in TPP

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.

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vendredi 25 décembre 2015

Women worker reproductive health spending an investment

At labour-intensive manufacturing firms that depend mostly on women workers, employees' sexual and reproductive health issues have an impact on cost, productivity, workers' loyalty, and labour relations, experts have said.

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vendredi 6 novembre 2015

Labor reform in Vietnam, tied to Pacific Trade Deal, depends on Hanoi’s follow-up

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.

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lundi 1 juin 2015

'Korean firms exploit workers in Vietnam'

Report shows labor law violations, human rights infrigement

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lundi 25 mai 2015

Code to combat sexual harassment at work launched

A code of conduct to prevent sexual harassment at work was issued today by the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Viet Nam.

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lundi 6 avril 2015

Vietnam faces pension crisis as it tries to appease strikers

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.

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mardi 31 mars 2015

Vietnam hit by rare strike at major footwear factory

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.

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samedi 28 mars 2015

Vietnam industrial zone accident kills 14, 30 injured

Vietnamese soldiers and police joined a rescue mission on Thursday searching for survivors after a huge scaffolding collapsed, killing 14 workers and injuring 30 in central Vietnam, the government and state television said.

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lundi 9 mars 2015

Vietnam plans to officially send workers to Thailand this year

Vietnamese can start working in Thailand in the next few months under a new labor pact being discussed by the two countries, which have struggled to find a good solution for illegal workers.

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jeudi 5 mars 2015

Vietnam's IT workers value passion over pay

As Vietnam emerges as a global hotspot for offshore IT services, the country's tech workers have more employment opportunities than ever before.

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lundi 23 février 2015

Vietnam’s wages very low compared to other countries

The average wage of workers in Vietnam is twice that of teachers in Africa, but only equivalent to 78% of the salary of cleaners in Thailand, according to a report from CNN.

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vendredi 13 février 2015

Vietnam’s migrant labourers : Going to debt mountain

Broker's billboards outside Tan Lieu, a poor rural community in northern Vietnam, advertise “Labour Export”—jobs abroad.

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vendredi 6 février 2015

Foreign workers will pay compulsory premiums in Vietnam

Foreign workers in Vietnam will be required to pay social insurance premiums starting in 2018, when the country plans to expand its social safety net.

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samedi 20 décembre 2014

Vietnam will never legalize sex work

Vietnam will not see prostitution as a legitimate profession but the country will take cautious measures to combat it to protect human rights, a deputy prime minister has affirmed in response to suggestions that sex work should be legalized.

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samedi 6 décembre 2014

Vietnam’s migrant masses disappearing into shadow economy

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.

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lundi 10 novembre 2014

Unsafe workplaces killing Vietnam

Long periods of staring into welding flares have seriously damaged Nguyen Van Bang's vision.

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samedi 11 octobre 2014

France inaugurates Vietnam artist’s memorial statue honoring Indochinese laborers

A memorial statue made by a renowned Vietnamese artist has been inaugurated in France in honor of Indochinese laborers, including those from Vietnam.

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lundi 22 septembre 2014

Vietnam to verify report of 'modern slavery' among workers in Malaysia

Vietnam will investigate whether 40 percent of its migrant workers suffer passport retention and debt bondage in Malaysia’s electronics sector as suggested in a US-funded report, which described the situation as tantamount to "modern slavery."

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mercredi 10 septembre 2014

Vietnam's unskilled workers could lose big as ASEAN opens regional doors

Job seekers without right skills and experience may not be able to seize new opportunities of ASEAN Economic Community, according to a report prepared by the International Labor Organization and the Asian Development Bank.

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lundi 8 septembre 2014

No one knows how many Chinese workers are in Vietnam

Five state management agencies from ministries to local authorities have given five different figures about the number of Chinese workers in Vietnam.

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mardi 12 août 2014

Vietnam to issue stricter fines for pimps, patrons

The social affairs ministry has called for stricter fines against pimps and patrons in an effort to stem a surge of prostitution that followed the abolition of compulsory rehabilitation centers for sex workers last year.

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dimanche 27 juillet 2014

As Vietnam's women go abroad, dads tend the home

VU HOI — When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid — earning far more than she could in the rice paddies of this northern Vietnamese hamlet — Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular work as a farmer and carpenter.

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