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.
Seven out of every ten informal workers did not know about employment policies and more than 40 percent of freelance workers had never heard about voluntary social insurance.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will step up bilateral and multilateral cooperation with international organisations and other countries between now and 2020 in order to assert its prestige and position, said VSS Deputy General Director Dao Viet Anh.
VOV.VN - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is under final legal review to be ratified early next year. Both sides are gearing up to settle differences to effectuate the deal whose negotiations concluded in December, 2015.
According to the International Labour Organisation, it is estimated that there will be some 86,000 unemployed labourers in the textile and garment industry due to changes brought by the fourth industrial revolution, especially the replacement of manpower with machines.
Economic development is not a linear formula for each and every country to blindly follow, and one of the most important stepping stones, the industrial revolution, seems to be coming loose as technology and automation are reshaping production and trade.
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai has praised the International Labour Organisation’s support for Vietnam in building legal frameworks relating to labour standards and social security.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has carried on activities to increase the effectiveness of its membership in the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights.
The Vietnamese Government and the United Nations (UN) signed a One Strategic Plan (OSP) for the 2017-2021 period in Hanoi on July 5.
After watching the staff working hard to transport materials and products to and from a coffee processing company, Vu Quang Tho asked them why they didn’t think of a way to save time and effort.
Representatives from 24 trade unions at grass-roots level from Nam Dinh, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces studied new approaches to communication with trade union members at a training workshop on June 21.
Vietnam attaches significance to green growth, safe labour migration and sustainable development, contributing to achieving economic development sustainable employment goals.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, was named one of the biggest challenges facing ASEAN at a recent conference in Hanoi to review the association’s prospects.
Both employers and employees need to change their attitude and approach to improve the very low rate of social insurance coverage in the country, experts say.
Diagnoses of occupational diseases are on the rise in Vietnam and several new occupations have been found to cause respiratory diseases and deafness, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
Vietnam is aiming to improve its workplace environment with amendments to the law that will for the first time ban sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
The Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS) on April 17 announced the results of the annual evaluation of migrant worker recruitment agencies, with 43% of agencies ranked receiving a five Star Rating.
Triem Tay village, a favourite eco-tour site at the end of the Thu Bon river opposite Hoi An city, has introduced a new rest stop for tourists.