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Vietnam may lose five million jobs to automation: ILO

Vietnam may lose five million jobs to automation: ILO

As many as five million workers in Vietnam are at high risk of losing their jobs by 2020 because of the boom in artificial intelligence, which may replace laborers with robots, according to a recent study by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

Vietnam laborers abroad annually remit home US$3 billion

Vietnam laborers abroad annually remit home US$3 billion

The amount of foreign currency sent home annually by Vietnamese workers in other countries is estimated at US$3 billion on average, heard a policy consultation workshop on “the role of the trade unions in promoting fair recruitment and decent work for overseas migrant workers.”

Retirement age set to be increased

Retirement age set to be increased

Under the pressure of a rapidly aging population and dwindling social welfare funds, Vietnam is planning to raise the existing retirement ages for both men and women to mitigate the economic impacts of these issues.

Labour research contest looks to better labour policies

Labour research contest looks to better labour policies

The Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Vietnam have launched the 2018 Labour Research Contest with the topic of “Research for exploring Industrial Relations practices and its reflection toward better policies”.

CPTPP: Vietnam to feel pressure on labor quality

CPTPP: Vietnam to feel pressure on labor quality

Labor costs in Vietnam are expected to be higher after commitments in the CPTPP (the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade agreement are implemented, experts say.

Labour sector needs to capitalize on int'l integration opportunities

Labour sector needs to capitalize on int'l integration opportunities

VOV.VN - The advancement of international economic integration and the fourth Industrial Revolution has afforded significant opportunities for cooperation and development, while creating jobs but it has also posed challenges for Vietnam’s labour market in the digital era.

Experts stress social insurance for informal sector

Experts stress social insurance for informal sector

Vietnam can and should extend social protection to those in the informal economy through a mix of contributory and non-contributory schemes in order to achieve universal coverage, experts said at a conference on November 29.

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.

Farm co-ops target int’l links

Farm co-ops target int’l links

Vietnam wants to enhance co-operation with international organisations to promote the development of agricultural co-operatives, especially in supporting market access and management capacity, participants said at a seminar in HCM City on November 6.