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Austrian trade unions ready to share experience with Vietnam

Austrian trade unions ready to share experience with Vietnam

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Bui Van Cuong had a working session on November 21 with President of the Austrian Trade Union Federation (OGB) Erich Foglar, who said the OGB is ready to share experience with its Vietnamese counterpart.

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

VOV.VN - At present, 65% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still find it difficult to seek potential foreign partners and investors due to the lack of co-ordination and a high-skilled labour force.

VSS to cut social insurance debt to under 3%

VSS to cut social insurance debt to under 3%

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) hopes to reduce social insurance debt to below 3% of its full-year collection plan for this year, heard a conference held in Hanoi on November 15.

ILO offers wage reform recommendations to Vietnam

ILO offers wage reform recommendations to Vietnam

Specialists from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on November 8 shared experiences in wage and social insurance issues and gave recommendations to Vietnam’s draft plan for reforming wage, social insurance and benefits for national contributors.

Congratulations to Mexico’s PT re-elected leader

Congratulations to Mexico’s PT re-elected leader

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has extended a message of congratulations to Alberto Anaya Gutierrez for being re-elected as National Coordinator of Mexico’s Labour Party (PT).

HCM City: Private sector needs most labourers

HCM City: Private sector needs most labourers

The demand for human resources in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to rise 2-3 percent annually to reach 4.61 million labourers by 2020 and 5.34 million labourers by 2025, according to a report from the HCM Centre for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.

EVFTA on track to bring new German investors

EVFTA on track to bring new German investors

In the first eight months of 2017, Germany was the EU’s largest foreign investor in Vietnam. Wolfgang Manig, Deputy Head of Mission and Economic Counsellor at the German Embassy in Vietnam, talked about German firms’ views on Vietnam as an attractive investment destination.

Vietnam, US step up trade union relations

Vietnam, US step up trade union relations

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) have agreed to enhance cooperation and protect guest workers in the respective markets.

One fifth of enterprises to expand workforce in Q3

One fifth of enterprises to expand workforce in Q3

Around one fifth (20.1%) of enterprises plan to expand their workforce in the third quarter, according to the latest newsletter on the labour market update released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.