VOV.VN - Ninety two garment factory workers in Tan Phu Trung industrial park in Cu Chi district, HCM City were hospitalized on December 28 with suspected food poisoning after having dinner at their workplace.
An increase in social insurance premiums that will accompany new rules that take effect next year will benefit workers, officials claimed.
Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung has offered condolences to families of Vietnamese workers who were killed in a fire at the dormitory of a company in Taoyuan city of China’s Taiwan on December 14.
As high as 74% of local workers in the processing and manufacturing sector are at risk of losing their jobs due to automation, according to a report by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission on the fourth industrial revolution.
Around 70,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the remaining months of the year, mostly in garments and textiles, sales, services, logistics and IT, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
A tuberculosis prevention project was launched in the port city of Hai Phong on October 1 by the city’s Department of Health.
VOV.VN - Around 78,938 workers, including 29,496 women were sent abroad to work as guest workers in the first eight months of this year.
VOV.VN - Three people were killed and two seriously injured when a bridge under construction in northeast Tuyen Quang Province collapsed on Sunday, September 10, reported local officials.
President Tran Dai Quang has congratulated education workers and students nationwide on the occasion of the new academic year 2017-2018.
VOV.VN - Transnational and national companies alike doing business in Vietnam can't get enough workers with this job skill.
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.
Foreign workers in Vietnam can apply for work permits online from October 2, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
VOV.VN - The Prime Minister’s decision to create an industry-driven workforce development task force couldn’t have come at a more critical time, said Vu Hong Dan from the Vietnam National Productivity Institute.
Seven State-owned enterprises’ (SOEs) equitisation plans were approved in July, bringing the total number for the first seven months of 2017 to 26.
Some 10,000 workers in Ho Chi Minh City have been able to access the Internet free-of-charge after local authorities began installing free Wi-Fi for local laborers.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Information and Communications Department is coordinating with relevant agencies to install around 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in worker dormitories and rental housing areas in the City.
After watching the staff working hard to transport materials and products to and from a coffee processing company, Vu Quang Tho asked them why they didn’t think of a way to save time and effort.
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.
As more start-ups have been established, HCM City’s labour demand has increased, with 25,000 permanent and 7,000 temporary jobs that need to be filled in June.
A survey by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) conducted in March and April on 2,500 workers revealed that labourers work overtime for the extra money, not because they want to.