11 December 2014
The latest report by Better Work Vietnam showed that fire safety works in major garment factories in the South have yet to meet the national and international standards despite certain progress.
06 December 2014
An Innovative Career Guidance Package tailor-made for Viet Nam has been introduced in a hope to help young people make the right choices for their own future.
05 December 2014
The latest ILO Global Wage Report warns of stalled wages in many countries and points to the labour market as a driver of inequality. Meanwhile, wage growth in Viet Nam shows positive developments but there’s still a long way for the country to catch up with the world.
05 December 2014
The International Labour Organization announced the three winners of the “Business Plan Competition” for their innovative business plans on 5 December.
19 September 2014
The monitoring group, Verité, has revealed that nearly one in three migrant workers, including Vietnamese, in Malaysia’s electronic sector was under forced labour conditions in their report issued on 17 September.
11 September 2014
The 2013 ranking of Vietnamese recruitment agencies sending workers abroad has been published with 23 per cent of companies rated as “A1” or top excellent.
04 September 2014
The introduction of the ASEAN Economic Community next year could spur growth in Viet Nam’s GDP by 14.5 per cent and growth in jobs by an additional 10.5 per cent by 2025, but only if decisive action is taken to manage it effectively.
27 August 2014
Findings of a new study on how Viet Nam’s labour market will be affected by deeper ASEAN integration will be shared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in Hanoi, on Thursday 4 September.
18 July 2014
An International Labour Organization (ILO) meeting is expected to roll out new action plans to improve skills development in Asia and the Pacific.
11 June 2014
The ILO’s Red Card to Child Labour campaign sends out a message that children have a right to play, not work. Viet Nam’s national football team striker Le Cong Vinh will hold up the Red Card.
05 June 2014
Regional minimum wages could increase in 2015 in accordance with growth rate of Gross Domestic Products and inflation, employers’ organizations have recommended.
Mike Einziger, Ann Marie Simpson, Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer and friends raise their voices against child labour
05 June 2014
Award winning musicians are working in harmony to support the ILO's efforts to combat child labour.
27 May 2014
The ILO’s global report shows, for the first time, that quality jobs can drive sustained growth in emerging and developing countries. Viet Nam made an enormous leap over the past two decades but progress has slowed down recently.
20 May 2014
ILO report finds the highest profits are in Asia and the Pacific and forced sexual exploitation. Viet Nam has no comprehensive studies on this issue.
13 May 2014
Viet Nam’s maternity leave is on a par with the developed world but the nation offers no paternity leave whereas nearly half of the countries globally encourage involvement of fathers around childbirth.
09 May 2014
An ILO research in 2013 also shows that labour productivity in Viet Nam was among the lowest levels in the Asia-Pacific region.
25 April 2014
With one in every ten fatal accidents at work now linked to missing personal protective equipment, Better Work Vietnam’s annual “Safety Fun Run” aims to educate garment workers on measures to guard against workplace hazards.
21 January 2014
Viet Nam’s unemployment slightly increased with growing rate of vulnerable jobs in 2013 as the weak global economy recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, the ILO said, launching a new report on 21 January.
13 January 2014
Pilot programmes to strengthen the role and capacity of upper-level trade unions in the country’s select industrial hubs will be launched in the northern port city of Hai Phong on 14 January.
19 December 2013
A number of enterprises have taken the lead in preventing and combating sexual harassment at the workplace since this sensitive issue for the first time was prohibited in the amended Labour Code 2012 which started effect on 1 May 2013.