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.
16 December 2013
Public events will be organized in target rural areas to enhance self-protection skills and understanding about safe migration and support services available to prevent migrant workers from falling victim to labour exploitation and human trafficking.
30 November 2013
Promoting job opportunities for People with Disabilities is not only the key for people with disability to participate in the community but also contribute to businesses to expand.
27 November 2013
New ILO study finds that people with jobs are more likely to keep to HIV treatment.
13 November 2013
With ILO support, the Vietnamese Government regulates contracts and deposits for overseas work to protect workers and minimize risks for recruitment agencies.
12 November 2013
Good lawyers with knowledge, right attitudes and perspectives about persons with disabilities can help break barriers and open doors for them to the workplaces and the whole society .
01 November 2013
The impact of the 2015 ASEAN community on jobs and employment will be discussed at a high level consultation in Bangkok next week. The workshop, on “ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity” will look at the impact on the region’s labour markets and how the opportunities of regional integration can be managed to ensure inclusive growth and shared prosperity. The conference is jointly organized by the ILO and the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
09 October 2013
A joint ILO, UNDP and UNICEF programme in Viet Nam will help include people with disabilities in all decision-making steps through strengthening the capacities and role of organizations of people with disabilities.
07 October 2013
Members of the Minimum Wage Board returned to Dhaka on Friday from a study tour to Cambodia and Viet Nam. The aim of the study tour was to better understand the approaches taken in other countries in order to inform the Board’s on-going negotiations on a new minimum wage for Bangladesh’s 4 million garment workers.
24 September 2013
Viet Nam has a lot of opportunity to address gender equality at workplaces, which helps industrial relations, but more efforts are needed in this area.
New ILO report finds global number of child labourers falls - Asia Pacific sees the greatest decline but still has the largest numbers
23 September 2013
A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has found that the global number of child labourers has declined by one third since 2000, with the largest absolute decline in the Asia-Pacific region.
22 August 2013
A report released today by the International Labour Organization (ILO) suggests that the Viet Nam Social Security Fund (VSS) could start having deficits by 2021 and experience depletion by 2034 if no reforms are made.