Vietnamese workers should improve their skills and knowledge in order to make themselves adaptive to scientific and technological development in the digital age, said a local expert.
VOV.VN - Most workers have a holiday on May Day (May 1), but there are still those who must work on the holiday to earn their living.
A festival entitled “We are together” was held in the Seongnam city in Gyeonggi province of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on April 29 to herald the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the RoK.
It is necessary to provide more care for workers, from meals with safe and nutritious foods to issues related to housing support and legal assistance, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met today (Apr. 22) at the Tien Son Sports Palace in the city of Danang with workers and leaders of construction, carpenters, plumbers and sheet metal unions.
Scores of workers at a Korean-invested electronics factory in north-central Vietnam have been hospitalized with symptoms including vomiting, nausea and fainting after having lunch in the canteen on April 1.
The northern province of Vinh Phuc has seen positive results in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in the first two months of this year as it lured US$46.6 million to eight new projects and four existing ones.
The People’s Committee of the northern province of Ha Nam held a meeting with foreign direct investment (FDI) businesses in the locality to discuss labour issues on February 15.
VOV.VN - Foreign sector manufacturers at the Vinh Phuc Industrial Park in northern Vietnam report they are facing a chronic shortage of highly skilled apprentices and unskilled production workers.
Roughly 17 million or more than 18 percent of Vietnam’s population had not entered the health insurance programme by the end of 2016. Most are labourers, poor people and students, the Vietnam Social Insurance (VNSI) has said.
The Viglacera Infrastructure Investment Development Company under the Viglacera Corporation on February 2 launched a housing project for workers in the Yen Phong industrial park (IP) in the northern province of Bac Ninh.
VOV.VN - Thousands of migrant workers return home for Tet (Lunar New Year Festival), causing heavy traffic jams at gateways from Ho Chi Minh City, especially highway 13.
More than 30 enterprises in the Binh Duong southern industrial hub participated at a job fair on January 22, seeking 20,000 workers.
The country is focusing more on improving its workers’ skills to meet high demands from developed markets.
The average bonus given to Vietnamese workers for Tet (Lunar New Year), a week-long festival that falls at the end of this month, is VND4.9 million (US$218) per worker, almost equivalent to a month’s average salary and 96% of last year’s level of VND5.1 million (US$227).
Ho Chi Minh City will need about 7,000 workers to remove rubbish during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Bringing the cap to 600 hours a year will allow employers to exhaust their workers and cut back hiring, it says.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities will provide free train and bus tickets as well as gifts for workers and students to go home for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour in collaboration with the Asian Foundation held a conference on December 16 in Hanoi to discuss measures to expand the guest worker program and comprehensive reforms to improve it.
The southern province of Dong Nai is stepping up efforts to increase awareness of Zika virus among workers.