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US works to ratify TPP: Ambassador

US works to ratify TPP: Ambassador

The US is working to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius told President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Bui Van Cuong at a meeting in Hanoi on August 10.

Vietnam ensures rights of guest workers

Vietnam ensures rights of guest workers

VOV.VN - Overseas remittances from guest workers are an important source of investment for the nation, said officials of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) on July 19 at a workers’ rights forum in Hanoi.

VGCL proposes 11% increase in minimum wage

VGCL proposes 11% increase in minimum wage

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has asked the National Salary Council to increase regional minimum wages in 2017 by 10-11% from the current rates.

PM urges more care for workers

PM urges more care for workers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL)’s proposal to pilot a project on building residential areas, supermarkets, pre-schools, cultural houses and legal assistance centres serving workers at 15 industrial and processing zones.

Vietnam, RoK share trade union experiences

Vietnam, RoK share trade union experiences

Experiences in trade union activities to protect workers’ rights were discussed during a talk between the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU) in Hanoi on June 22.

Vietnam seeks to fulfill TPP commitments to employment

Vietnam seeks to fulfill TPP commitments to employment

Vietnam should complete labour standards and relations in order to fulfill its commitments to employment and trade union in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to which the country is a signatory, heard a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on June 21.

ILO pledges to support Vietnam in TPP

ILO pledges to support Vietnam in TPP

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will support Vietnam and the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to fine-tune laws with ILO labour standards during the country’s engagement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

Celebration to honour working class

Celebration to honour working class

Outstanding workers who have shown initiative and produced good products in a contest launched by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) will be honoured at a ceremony to celebrate the 130th anniversary of International Labour Day in Hanoi on May 1.

Vietnam, Laos trade union boost links

Vietnam, Laos trade union boost links

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Dang Ngoc Tung hosted a reception for the visiting President of the Lao Federation of Trade Union (LFTU) Pan Noymany in Hanoi on April 5.

Programme brings warm Tet holiday to poor labourers

Programme brings warm Tet holiday to poor labourers

A great number of disadvantaged workers across the country have received free tickets to travel home to reunite with family for the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday under a programme launched by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).

Work starts on Hoang Sa soldier memorial site

Work starts on Hoang Sa soldier memorial site

A foundation stone-laying ceremony for a memorial monument of Hoang Sa soldiers took place in the island district of Ly Son, central Quang Ngai province, on January 17.