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Hanoi: Over 68,000 labourers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Hanoi: Over 68,000 labourers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

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.

Trade unions to help workers go home for Tet

Trade unions to help workers go home for Tet

Vietnamese trade unions have announced plans to support workers during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, especially those who have not returned home in years.

Front leader receives Chairman of DPRK’s trade union agency

Front leader receives Chairman of DPRK’s trade union agency

The Vietnamese Party and State will create favourable conditions for trade union orgnisations of Vietnam and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to expand cooperation, towards promoting friendship between the two countries, a Vietnamese official has said.

PM commends trade unions for contributions to national development

PM commends trade unions for contributions to national development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded trade unions and workers nationwide for their contributions to national development during a forum between Cabinet members and delegates to the 12th Congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Hanoi on September 24.

Vietnam laborers abroad annually remit home US$3 billion

Vietnam laborers abroad annually remit home US$3 billion

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.”

Vietnam, Laos, Asia-Pacific trade unions step up connections

Vietnam, Laos, Asia-Pacific trade unions step up connections

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), the Asia-Pacific International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) shared experience to promote cooperation at the sixth Joint Coordination Meeting in the northern province of Ninh Binh on September 28.

Joint efforts made to support flood victims

Joint efforts made to support flood victims

Trade unions of the Presidential Office and the Government Office have raised funds in support of north-western provinces hit by the recent floods and landslides.

Vietnam, Austria trade unions forge stronger ties

Vietnam, Austria trade unions forge stronger ties

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Austrian Trade Union Federation (OGB) have agreed to strengthen their bilateral partnership as well as cooperation between trade unions of corresponding sectors of both countries.