By the end of 2020, 70% of enterprises and 3.5-5 million workers are forecast to be negatively affected.
The General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported encouraging data in the labour market in the first six months of 2019, including unemployment decline and income improvement.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) collected 121.1 trillion VND (5.38 billion USD) in revenue as of late May, or 36.7 percent of the yearly plan, it announced during a press conference in Hanoi on May 30 on social and health insurance.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) must enhance inspections and join hands with relevant agencies to ensure transparency and prevent health insurance fraud, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a meeting with the VSS on January 4.
The unemployment rate among university graduates and those holding higher degrees in the third quarter of 2017 was 4.51%, compared to 3.63% in the previous three months, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
The rate of unemployment among people of working age dropped to 2.26% in the second quarter, the lowest for the past five quarters, according to the latest newsletter released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.
Around one fifth (20.1%) of enterprises plan to expand their workforce in the third quarter, according to the latest newsletter on the labour market update released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.
Labor experts have issued warnings about the sacking of workers over 35 years old, especially at foreign invested enterprises (FIEs).
In a bid to tackle unemployment at home, Vietnam's labor ministry is drafting a plan to send skilled workers to work overseas between 2018 and 2025.
In the second quarter of this year, Vietnam recorded a labour force of 54.52 million, of which 53.4 million people aged 15 years or more found work, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Holders of bachelor, Master’s or doctorate degrees struggling with unemployment grew to more than 218,000 in the fourth quarter of last year, making up nearly half the number of skilled workers without a job.
Bloomberg's Misery Index of inflation and unemployment has found that many Asian economies are in a relatively good place.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government has announced sweeping changes to the guest worker program, in a bid to dramatically increase the number of skilled labourers working in foreign markets.
Vietnam’s labor ministry is outlining a new plan to send more skilled workers abroad in the next few years as the number of unemployed Vietnamese has surpassed the million mark.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City is projected to lead the nation in job creation for 2017, according to a just released economic report by the Centre for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.
VOV.VN - Economies in Vietnam and the other nine countries that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) could conceivably see a bonanza of new jobs in 2017 and beyond, say many leading economists.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese companies maintained their steady pace of hiring in the third quarter of the year, helping the economy add thousands of new jobs, according to new government data unveiled on December 2 in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - More than 1.16 million people were unemployed in the third quarter of this year, 40,000 more than those in the second quarter, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).
VOV.VN - The unemployment rate in Vietnam has edged up 2.3% in the second quarter of 2016, as Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economy is dragged down a bit by a slowdown in mining and farming growth.
The number of unemployed young people aged 15 to 24 was remarkably high for the first six months of the year, accounting for 47% of unemployed workers, the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) said.