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Workers’ income enough to cover expenses: survey

Workers’ income enough to cover expenses: survey

Despite formidable challenges, most of the Vietnamese workers said that they are able to cover basic living expenses with average monthly income of 5.53 million VND (237.79 USD), according to a survey released on July 12 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).

Garment sector works to promote social dialogue

Garment sector works to promote social dialogue

Social dialogue in the garment-textile sector is expected to improve following the signing of a memorandum of understanding of a project to promote social dialogue and collective bargaining in the garment sector in Hanoi on July 10.

2019 regional minimum wage discussed

2019 regional minimum wage discussed

The National Wage Council convened its first meeting of the year in Hanoi on July 9, discussing the regional minimum wage increase for next year.

Most protesting employees resume work: VGCL

Most protesting employees resume work: VGCL

Cases that workers stop working and gather in cities and provinces have decreased gradually and by June 16, most of the protesting workers resumed their work, said an official of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).

Vietnam attends education union congress in Mexico

Vietnam attends education union congress in Mexico

A delegation from the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) led by Vice President Nguyen Thi Thu Hong joined 65 international delegations at the 18th Congress of the Foundation for International Space Education (FISE) in Mexico from March 4-5.

Vietnam attends WFTU President Council in Tehran

Vietnam attends WFTU President Council in Tehran

A delegation of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), led by its President Bui Van Cuong, attended the conference of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) Presidential Council that opened in Tehran, Iran, on February 26.

PM lauds workers’ contributions to national development

PM lauds workers’ contributions to national development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc applauded contributions of workers to the country’s development in 2017 during his visit to the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) on February 22, the second day after the Lunar New Year holiday.

Vietnam, US boost trade union cooperation

Vietnam, US boost trade union cooperation

Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Mai Duc Chinh on January 23 received a visiting delegation of trade union staff from the US led by Director of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Labour Centre Kent Wong.

Trade Unions prepare for Tet

Trade Unions prepare for Tet

VOV.VN - The Lunar New Year festival or Tet is 3 weeks away. Trade Unions are now working with businesses to make sure employees have a happy Tet.

VGCL President receives Cuban Ambassador

VGCL President receives Cuban Ambassador

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Centre of Workers of Cuba have enjoyed sound friendship and supported each other at international forums, said VGCL President Bui Van Cuong.

Austrian trade unions ready to share experience with Vietnam

Austrian trade unions ready to share experience with Vietnam

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Bui Van Cuong had a working session on November 21 with President of the Austrian Trade Union Federation (OGB) Erich Foglar, who said the OGB is ready to share experience with its Vietnamese counterpart.

Vietnamese, Austrian trade unions boost cooperation

Vietnamese, Austrian trade unions boost cooperation

VOV.VN - Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan has highlighted the visit to Vietnam by the Austrian Federation of Trade Unions as an important landmark in the cooperative ties with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).

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.