VOV.VN - More than 3,000 applicants have registered to set for the Korean language exams on November 19-20, passage of which is a prerequisite for becoming a guest worker in the Republic of Korea (ROK).
Four female workers were killed and 11 others injured when steam boilers and gas cylinders at a manufacturing plant in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh exploded on October 30.
VOV.VN - Vietnam now has nearly 300 industrial zones that employ about 2.8 million workers.
President Tran Dai Quang urged the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to reform trade union activities at his working session with the confederation in Hanoi on September 24.
Some provisions of the Labor Code have placed difficulties on enterprises, especially those with a high number of workers.
The secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City wants labor unions of companies citywide to be more effective in staging legitimate strikes for workers, a request that sparked quite a debate on August 23.
The People’s Committee of HCM City has approved a plan from now to 2020 to offer extended kindergarten hours for children of workers at industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs) who work overtime.
Two workers were killed and three others injured by an ammonia leak at Petronas Chemicals, a chemical plant in Sabah state, eastern Malaysia, on August 16.
Many enterprises in southern Dong Nai Province have been in need of labourers, mostly manual workers for textiles, wood processing and mechanics to complete their additional contracts in the past two months.
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.
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.
Around 70-80% of workers at industrial parks (IPs) nationwide have housing needs, an official from the Ministry of Construction has said.
VOV.VN - The abuse of child workers whether in small family owned businesses or supply chains of large multinational corporations can’t be justified for any reason, said Dang Hoa Nam of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
VOV.VN - Foreign remittances to Ho Chi Minh City in the first half of this year are estimated at US$2.1 billion, up 3% against the corresponding period last year.
Approximately 613,800 people found employment in the first five months of 2016, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese workers in Singapore are mainly employed in service jobs. They are granted visa S Pass to work for two years.
Border guards in Thai Binh Province in northern Vietnam have arrested a local woman for allegedly running a trafficking gang that smuggled people into China to work illegally.
The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in the first five months of 2016 picked up 7.5% from the same period last year, with May’s figure increasing 7.8% year-on-year.
The signing of the regular Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to resume the reception of Vietnamese labourers to work in the Republic of Korea (RoK) under the Employment Permit System (EPS) will help step up the two countries’ ties, particularly in the labour field.
The Party, State and the entire authority system always consider caring for workers’ lives as a leading task, as they wish to see the force become strong in number and capacity in the context of intensive international integration, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.