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8,000 firms owe social insurance fees

8,000 firms owe social insurance fees

More than 8,000 enterprises nationwide currently owe social insurance premiums totalling some 2 trillion VND (87 million USD). These debts are very difficult to retrieve, with some even impossible to get, according to Vietnam Social Security (VSS).

Employers should insist their workers speak English

Employers should insist their workers speak English

VOV.VN - The Prime Minister’s decision to create an industry-driven workforce development task force couldn’t have come at a more critical time, said Vu Hong Dan from the Vietnam National Productivity Institute.

3,000 Vietnamese labourers in Laos return home

3,000 Vietnamese labourers in Laos return home

More than 3,000 Vietnamese labourers, who failed to meet Lao legal regulations on foreign workers, have returned home through the Lao Bao and La Lay international border gates in the central province of Quang Tri.

Workforce training meeting the needs of tomorrow

Workforce training meeting the needs of tomorrow

(VOV) - Vietnam’s workforce is experiencing a tremendous transition with many employers seeking a labour force capable of meeting increased levels of skill to operate new technologies with precision.

ILO ready to support Vietnam to fine-tune labour-related regulations

ILO ready to support Vietnam to fine-tune labour-related regulations

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is ready to support Vietnam to align its laws, institutions and practices with ILO standards which are referred to in free trade agreements (FTA) it has joined, the organisation affirmed in a press release on November 20.

Crooked bosses steal workers' wages

Crooked bosses steal workers' wages

Hundreds of workers have lost months of wages and insurance protection after their employers disappeared, leaving them without pay or jobs, with authorities struggling to curb what is perceived to be a growing problem.

1,391 Vietnamese labourers return home safely from Libya

1,391 Vietnamese labourers return home safely from Libya

(VOV) -As of August 22, a total of 1,391 Vietnamese workers have been safely evacuated to the homeland from war-torn Libya, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

CBAs promote industrial relations

The application of sectoral collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) has raised awareness of both employers and employees of developing win-win industrial relations.

Trade Union missions aim to lift labour standards

Trade Union missions aim to lift labour standards

(VOV) - Vietnam’s Trade Unions began their 11th congress in Hanoi on July 28, aiming to develop a contingent of skilled employees and better protect their legitimate rights and interests.

US$4 million to improve labour relations

US$4 million to improve labour relations

(VOV) - Vietnam and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) kick-started a US$4 million project in Hanoi on May 31 to improve labour relations, especially between employees and employers.

Light penalties fail to deter foreign workers

Light penalties fail to deter foreign workers

Light fines for working illegally in Vietnam have not been a deterrent to preventing the increasing number of illegal foreign workers in the country, according to the Employment Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affair (MOLISA).