Participants at a workshop in Hanoi on April 26 discussed the impacts on gender caused by recommendations in the revised Labour Code and defined sensitive regulations on gender in the 2012 Labour Code.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged ministries, agencies and localities to promptly fulfill assigned tasks regarding equitisation and divestment in State-owned enterprises (SOEs), towards making them more transparent, healthy and efficient.
The retirement age in Vietnam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.
A conference on famle labourers and the role of trade union in the Asia-Pacific region was held in Hanoi on December 6 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in collaboration with the World Federation Trade Unions (WFTU).
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) hopes to reduce social insurance debt to below 3% of its full-year collection plan for this year, heard a conference held in Hanoi on November 15.
The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) have agreed to enhance cooperation and protect guest workers in the respective markets.
A labour ministry proposal to double the overtime limit for workers to 400 hours per year has evoked a mixed response from workers, and clear disagreement from some officials.
All foreign employees in Vietnam with work permits, practice certificates, or practice licences issued by local authorised agencies will be subject to compulsory social insurance payments if a new draft decree is approved.
Proposed legislation to eliminate some favourable conditions for female workers has met with resistance by both workers and employers.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a conference in Hanoi on September 21 to review the three-year enforcement of the Labour Code 2012 and acquire feedback of businesses from Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vinh Phuc, Ha Nam and Bac Ninh.
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.
Vietnam should complete labour standards and relations in order to fulfill its commitments to employment and trade union in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to which the country is a signatory, heard a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on June 21.
The National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs convened its 14th plenary session in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on March 2 to prepare for the upcoming National Assembly sitting.
The Party and State will do their best to ensure a sufficient Tet for every Vietnamese person, especially poor people and those who have rendered great service to the nation, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.
Government officers and workers will enjoy a nine-day holiday for the 2016 Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls on February 8.
A debate has broken out over a recent circular released by the Ministry of Transport that requires skilled airline employees who wish to resign to give 120 days notice, which is much longer than the time required by the Labour Code.
(VOV) - International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Director Gyorgy Sziraczki shares his views on key labour and employment issues in Vietnam in the past few years and looks ahead to the country’s near future.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) said it will strictly check and supervise enterprises and organisations recruiting foreigners to better the management of the employees.
Experts were invited to give recommendations on a draft code of conduct designed to prevent sexual harassment at workplaces at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on January 23.
Sexual harassment at workplace needs to be solved thoroughly to protect legitimate rights of every worker and ensure a healthy and productive working environment, Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam Gyorgy Sziraczki has said.