Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of the HCMC Center for Human Resources Forecasting and Labor Market Information, cited an ILO report as saying that the risk of losing jobs has increased in the 4.0 industrial revolution era.
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).
VOV.VN - The electronics industry is a typical example of Vietnam’s success in the development and integration process. From a certain angle, some of the weaknesses present the country’s failure to adapt.
Participants in a workshop in Hanoi on June 25 recommended legal regulations on child labour be amended which is among measures to prevent child labour for a safe and healthy generation.
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.”
Ensuring the rights of female labourers in the workplace is a priority of the Vietnamese Government, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha.
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.
VOV.VN - The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is expected to lead to the creation of a huge labour market, offering a wealth of opportunities for skilled workers who are free to work in different ASEAN countries.
The UN Women and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) opened a consultation dialogue in Hanoi on May 10 to announce a project which aims to ensure that labour migration is safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region.
Vietnam is committed to actively joining the international efforts on ending violence and harassment at workplace, an official has said.
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”.
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.
A forum on occupational safety and hygiene for young workers took place in Hanoi on April 16 in response to annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work (April 28).
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has become a buzzword in Vietnam, but locals rarely regard it as a technology that helps them make more money online and improve their daily lives.
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.
A national cooperation programme on sustainable employment for 2017-2021 between Vietnam and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) was signed in Hanoi on December 5.
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.
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.
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.
Increasing labour productivity is the key to the sustainable development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), experts have said.