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.
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.
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.
The negotiating skills of executive boards of trade unions need to be strengthened, Tran Thi Thanh Ha, deputy head of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour's labour relations department, said.
Ideas on the possibility of ratifying and applying the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention (Convention No. 98) in Vietnam were collected a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5.
Trade unions at all levels have played an important role in protecting rights of female and unofficial workers, experts said at an ongoing regional conference held in Ho Chi Minh City.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on September 25 urged all-level trade unions to renew and improve the efficiency of their operation in the new situation.
Many Party and State leaders attended a session of the 12th Congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) for the 2018-2023 tenure in Hanoi on September 25.
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.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and its Lao counterpart on July 11 agreed to step up exchanges in matters relating to the youth, women, and trade unions in the near future.
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.
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.”
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.
VOV.VN - Many hard-working women are receiving unexpected termination letters from their employers and finding it difficult to get another job, says the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.
VOV.VN - Almost every Vietnamese woman in an Institute for Workers and Trade Unions poll conducted earlier this year think gender will count against them at some point during their career.
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.
The trade unions of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and the Lao province of Attapeu have signed a cooperation agreement for the 2017 – 2020 period.
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.
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.
The International Trade Union Confederation – Asia Pacific (ITUC – AP) hopes to support the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) at the international level.