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Millions need retraining to compete with robots

Millions need retraining to compete with robots

Nearly 5 million workers in the textile, electronics and retail sectors will be affected by the technology movement, according to a survey by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vietnam (VCCI) on labour market trends.

Workshop promotes market-relevant human resource development

Workshop promotes market-relevant human resource development

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) jointly organised a workshop to seek ways to help Vietnamese workforce better prepare for changes in technology and labour requirements.

Call for retirement age to rise

Call for retirement age to rise

A proposal that the retirement age be raised in the amended Labor Law will be submitted to the National Assembly (NA) in 2017, according to Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Minh Huan.

Poor working conditions prevalent in sex work

Poor working conditions prevalent in sex work

VOV.VN -A new International Labor Organization (ILO) study shows that most sex workers entered the job voluntarily but had limited control of occupational safety and health implications.

Seminar reviews implementation of 2012 Labour Code

Seminar reviews implementation of 2012 Labour Code

The three-year implementation of the 2012 Labour Code was the main theme of a seminar held in the central city of Da Nang on August 30-31 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in conjunction with the USAID’s Governance for Inclusive Growth Programme.

Sexual harassment in Vietnam’s tourism industry

Sexual harassment in Vietnam’s tourism industry

VOV.VN - L. H used to be a tour guide, but she left the profession and says she won’t return. She found herself fighting two losing battles - one against sexual harassment by tourists, and another against a family that judged her for participating in an industry seen unfit for women.

86% of textile workers at risk from automation

86% of textile workers at risk from automation

Eighty-six percent of wage workers in the textiles, clothing, and footwear (TCF) sector are at high risk from automation, according to the ASEAN in Transformation report from the International Labor Organization (ILO), released recently.

Forum highlights new social insurance policies

Forum highlights new social insurance policies

New regulations of the revised Law on Social Insurance and international experiences in reforming social issuance policy were the focus of a dialogue forum in Hanoi on July 13.

Millions of jobs in Southeast Asia to be lost to automation: ILO

Millions of jobs in Southeast Asia to be lost to automation: ILO

More than half of workers in five Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, with those in the garment industry being the most vulnerable, according to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report.

How to end child labour in supply chains

How to end child labour in supply chains

VOV.VN -“End child labour in supply chains – It’s everyone’s business!” is the focus of this year’s World Day against Child Labour (June 12).

ILO pledges to support Vietnam in TPP

ILO pledges to support Vietnam in TPP

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will support Vietnam and the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to fine-tune laws with ILO labour standards during the country’s engagement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.