Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited workers at a sound device factory of the Foster Electric Bac Ninh Co. Ltd in Tu Son town, the northern province of Bac Ninh, on May 31.
As many as 670,000 employees lost their jobs in the first four months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to the Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
As many as 68,184 labourers had lost their jobs or been affected amid the COVID-19 pandemic as many enterprises in Hanoi have been forced to scale down production or temporarily suspended operations, the municipal Confederation of Labour announced on April 1.
Recruitment demand in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to continue to increase in 2020, with about 323,000 additional workers needed.
Around 75,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the last three months of 2019, up over 7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Recruitment demand of Ho Chi Minh City continues to increase in May, needing about 30,000 workers, according to the city’s Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Labourers working in the garment-textile sector earn the lowest incomes in Vietnam, despite the industry having the second-largest export value, an official from the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has said.
Vietnam sets a target of having 60-62 percent of its labourers trained by the end of 2019, of whom 24-25 percent will be granted certificates.
A ceremony to honour the 60 outstanding businesses for labourers is set to be held in Hanoi on December 15, heard a press conference announcing the 2018 ranking on December 12.
Illegal Vietnamese workers have to return to Vietnam first and if they wish to re-enter Thailand, they must apply for work permits, said a local official.
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Trade unions have been asked to focus their operations on ensuring the rights and legitimate interests, as well as sustainable employment and appropriate income of labourers.
Regarding the country’s key food distribution networks, wholesale markets have not yet undergone proper planning and development so far, according to experts.
A total of 782,000 people have been offered with jobs since the beginning of this year, according to Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau will strive to send 1,000 local labourers to work abroad during 2018-2020, heard a conference held in the locality on May 24.
Ho Chi Minh City has more than 27,000 job vacancies in May, according to Tran Anh Tuan, Vice Director of the municipal Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.
Room rental rates in HCM City have significantly increased after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, causing inconveniences for university students and labourers.
More than 500 enterprises in the southern province of Binh Duong registered with the provincial job placement centre to seek 20,803 workers before and after the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, the centre said.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has set a target to send 110,000 labourers to work abroad in 2018, with 40 percent being women.
President Tran Dai Quang stressed the need for trade unions to make continued efforts to improve incomes and working conditions and protect legitimate rights and interests of labourers and trade unionists as the fourth Industrial Revolution is bringing both opportunities and challenges.