Many firms have been caught off guard by the sudden spike in new COVID-19 cases, disrupting plans adjusted after the pandemic’s initial impacts.
VOV.VN - A scheme which aims to generate 200,000 jobs as a means of helping workers and businesses to overcome the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic officially launched on April 24.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to have a positive impact on employment and social welfare, with the number of jobs and the wages of workers poised to increase, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision on a piloting scheme which requires domestic workers to make deposits before departing to work in the Republic of Korea.
VOV.VN - Many businesses have been forced to give workers time off work, especially at weekends due to reduced demand caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Production activities of several businesses in the central coastal city of Da Nang have suffered disruption due to the recent novel coronavirus (nCoV) epidemic, with enterprises that have transactions with the Chinese market being the worst affected.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on January 8 ordered agencies and localities to halt sending workers to the Middle East in the face of current tensions in the region.
Vietnamese trade unions have announced plans to support workers during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, especially those who have not returned home in years.
Many workers in craft villages in the northern mountainous province of Vinh Phuc have enjoy continuous rises in their income, thanks to the province’s support policy for local small industry and handicraft in rural areas.
Vietnam is 80 years behind developed countries in approving a 40-hour work week law, which is needed to ensure workers’ quality of life, lawmakers say.
Policymakers amending the Labor Code want to lift the retirement age but a survey has found that 50.7 percent of polled workers oppose the idea.
Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
Most industrial parks in the country, including in the southern key economic zone, lack housing for workers, said Phan Van Anh, Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.
A total of 240 workers will be chosen to work in Japanese hospitals this year, the Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB) under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has announced.
The Vietnam General Federation of Labor has called for adding December 31 to the annual New Year holiday for workers to "rest and recharge."
The Hanoi University of Science and Technology has begun enrolling students in the AI program to meet demand.
VOV.VN -Two workers have died after a wall at a construction site on Pham Huu Lau street in Di An ward of Di An district in Binh Duong province.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap sent over 1,300 workers to work abroad in the first seven months of 2019, equivalent to 131 percent of the yearly target, according to the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has decided to prosecute the case related to 149 Vietnamese citizens who fled to Taiwan to work illegally under tourist visas, and began legal proceedings against five involved defendants.
VOV.VN - At least 50 workers from Ha Hae Vietnam Company in the northern province of Hai Duong were taken to Hai Duong General Hospital to undergo emergency treatment after exhibiting signs of food poisoning such as nausea and dizziness on the afternoon of April 10.