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 - worker
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.
samedi 24 septembre 2016
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.
samedi 17 septembre 2016
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.
jeudi 14 juillet 2016
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.
mercredi 22 juin 2016
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.
mercredi 20 avril 2016
“The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the first trade agreement to subject Vietnam to enforceable labor commitments.”
jeudi 21 janvier 2016
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.
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 25 décembre 2015
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.
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.
lundi 1 juin 2015
Report shows labor law violations, human rights infrigement
lundi 25 mai 2015
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.
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 28 mars 2015
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.
lundi 9 mars 2015
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.
jeudi 5 mars 2015
As Vietnam emerges as a global hotspot for offshore IT services, the country's tech workers have more employment opportunities than ever before.
lundi 23 février 2015
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.
vendredi 13 février 2015
Broker's billboards outside Tan Lieu, a poor rural community in northern Vietnam, advertise “Labour Export”—jobs abroad.
vendredi 6 février 2015
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.
samedi 20 décembre 2014
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.
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.
lundi 10 novembre 2014
Long periods of staring into welding flares have seriously damaged Nguyen Van Bang's vision.
samedi 11 octobre 2014
A memorial statue made by a renowned Vietnamese artist has been inaugurated in France in honor of Indochinese laborers, including those from Vietnam.
lundi 22 septembre 2014
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."
mercredi 10 septembre 2014
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.
lundi 8 septembre 2014
Five state management agencies from ministries to local authorities have given five different figures about the number of Chinese workers in Vietnam.
mardi 12 août 2014
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.
dimanche 27 juillet 2014
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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