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Trade union federation backs Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

Trade union federation backs Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) Presidential Council asserts its absolute support for Vietnam as well as the country’s efforts to protect the national sovereignty and sovereign right in the East Sea by peaceful means in line with the UN Charter and international law.

Workplace safety to be scrutinised

Workplace safety to be scrutinised

A labour inspection campaign to promote compliance in the construction sector will take place from March to October this year, the labour, invalids and social affairs ministry (MOLISA) said recently.

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).

Labour rights violations inspected in apparel industry

Labour rights violations inspected in apparel industry

A pilot labour inspection campaign in the apparel industry uncovered 1,786 violations at 152 businesses in 12 cities and provinces across the country, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Minimum wage to go up 17%

Minimum wage to go up 17%

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGLC) has submitted plans to increase the minimum wage by 16-17% in 2016 to the National Salary Council.

Labour Confederation official greets US guest

Labour Confederation official greets US guest

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour Dang Ngoc Tung and Acting US Trade Representative, Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, discussed labour issues of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting in Hanoi on April 22.

Trade union leader visits Australia

A high ranking delegation from the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) led by its president Dang Ngoc Tung is paying an official visit to Australia from July 30 to August 5.

TV programme supports Hoang Sa and Truong Sa fishermen

TV programme supports Hoang Sa and Truong Sa fishermen

A special programme to support fishermen on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes will be broadcast live on July 15 by HCM City Television, in coordination with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).

Insignia granted to ILO official

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour presented its insignia ‘For the cause of building trade union organizations’ to Rie Vejs Kjeldgaard, Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for Vietnam, on October 26.