The negotiating skills of executive boards of trade unions need to be strengthened, Tran Thi Thanh Ha, deputy head of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour's labour relations department, said.
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).
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.
If female workers are entitled to these benefits, employers are less likely to consider hiring them, according to the labor ministry.
The Binh Duong southern industrial hub has devised a working plan to implement its programme on preventing and minimising child labour for the 2017-2020 period.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
(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).
The application of sectoral collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) has raised awareness of both employers and employees of developing win-win industrial relations.
(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.
(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 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).