13 May 2015
About 4,500 garment workers in the South are set to join Better Work Vietnam’s annual fun run this year on 17 May in Binh Duong to highlight the issue of health and safety in the apparel industry.
27 April 2015
The issue of work in fishing is important for countries in Asia, including Southeast Asia. Over 87 per cent of the world’s fishers and 73 per cent of the global fleet of fishing vessels come from Asia (FAO, 2012). Cambodian and Myanmar migrant workers, for example, work on Thai vessels fishing in Malaysian and Indonesian waters; while beyond the ASEAN region, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Filipino fishermen also work on Korean and Taiwanese vessels.
17 March 2015
A 3-day workshop on quality assurance for work-related skills is being held for the ILO's member States in Bangkok, Thailand.
07 March 2015
New data released in time for International Women's Day illustrates the progress of and remaining challenges for women working in the global garment industry.
05 March 2015
New study by the ILO in co-operation with Navigos Search shows one in five job postings includes gender requirement with male applicants preferred for more skilled and better paid jobs while better equality is recorded in promotion practices.
09 February 2015
Ms Tomoko Nishimoto has taken up her post as the ILO's Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific since 12 January 2015.
02 February 2015
The Regional Model Competency Standards (RMCS) for Domestic Work will help more than 20 million domestic worker in Asia and the Pacific if ASEAN regional integration ensures the mutual recognition of skills of workers across borders, according to the ILO's new publication.
15 January 2015
Journalists can now submit your works to compete for Viet Nam’s Labour and Employment Media Award until 5 February.
12 January 2015
A new ILO study shows that Viet Nam ranks 76th out of 108 countries in proportion of women managers at 23 per cent. It also points out positive link between female leadership and business performance and urges boost from current 5 per cent of women in top positions.
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.