12 December 2019
The ILO programme has supported hundreds of garment factories to earn significant gains in quality of life for workers and enhance productivity and profitability in the past 10 years.
Migrating in ASEAN with a mobile phone: Gender gaps are not only in migrants’ salaries, but also in digital access
29 November 2019
The increasingly widespread access to and use of the Internet in the ASEAN region has meant that more migrant workers are now seeking information using social media platforms. However, obtaining accurate and reliable information is still a challenge, not to mention gender gaps in digital access that women migrant workers face.
20 November 2019
The event hears that the time is right for Viet Nam to integrate responsible business practices into its policies and corporate operations.
29 October 2019
The ILO reiterates its commitment to enabling rights-based governance of labour migration.
12 September 2019
The competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration to better protect migrant workers’ rights.
29 July 2019
On World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30 July), the International Labour Organization (ILO) highlights the link between labour migration, debt bondage and human trafficking, and calls for continued efforts to improve labour migration governance and reduce exploitation.
11 July 2019
The 2019 Regulating for Decent Work prize has been won by a Vietnamese researcher for a study of the conditions of female migrant workers in Myanmar’s garment factories. The prize was presented during the 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference, hosted by the ILO.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
18 April 2019
A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.
17 April 2019
Representatives of governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations agree more must be done, and urgently, to manage the millions of tonnes of e-waste produced each year.
ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers
05 April 2019
On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.
27 March 2019
There are numerous challenges in labour law compliance in this sector, notably in overtime, labour contracts, unemployment benefits, occupational safety and health, and social insurance.
29 January 2019
An ILO study with data from the General Statistics Office found that around 40 per cent of employed young people had found their jobs by asking friends and family.
02 January 2019
To welcome the beginning of the ILO’s century year, we look at the organization’s history and impact – and how it is preparing for its second century.
13 December 2018
The ASEAN Safe Migration Campaign #SafeMigrationASEAN was launched to raise public awareness on safe labour migration that benefits all.
28 November 2018
The delegation with representatives from the Swiss Government, employers and workers’ organizations visited Tien Hung Furniture Co., a Binh Duong-based wood processing company which has sucessfully participated in SCORE Training.
Cooperation with Switzerland in labour market policies and up-skilling to help VN gain more and better jobs
26 November 2018
The agenda of labour market policy and up-skilling is becoming more important than ever as Viet Nam is entering a new era of deeper international integration.
02 November 2018
The 11th ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration concluded with the adoption of 15 recommendations on how digitalisation can contribute to decent work for migrant workers.
14 September 2018
The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration and recruitment of migrant workers.
18 June 2018
It is important that Viet Nam’s legislation strengthens the role of trade unions in representing and protecting migrant workers, as well as in formulation of laws, policies and programmes.