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The Decent Work Country Programme Vietnam 2022 - 2026 was signed between representatives of the Vietnamese Government, workers, and employers and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Hanoi on March 28.

ILO applauds Vietnamese efforts to mitigate negative impacts of COVID-19

Director of the ILO Country Office for Vietnam, remarked that the Vietnamese Government has made significant efforts to mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic within its national resources and context.

Vietnam loses 3% GDP from not employing people with disabilities

An International Labour Organization (ILO) report shows that Vietnam loses 3 percent of GDP by not employing people with disabilities in the labor market.


Vietnam, ILO sign MoU on co-operation for next decade

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organisation today penned a memorandum of understanding on co-operation aimed at promoting the implementation of ILO conventions in Vietnam for 2021 - 2030.

Collective wage talks key to aiding growth

Proposals are being looked at to change the timeframe of when wage rises are implemented on an annual basis.

Vietnam expects to send 90,000 laborers overseas in 2021

Vietnamese labor export firms are working hard to find more contracts and markets.

Nearly 20 percent of Vietnamese men never do house chores: ILO Vietnam

According to a report of the International Labor Organization released today, 20 percent of Vietnamese men never do house chores while most women of the country must carry double burden of work and family responsibilities in the coronavirus pandemic.

ILO welcomes new Labour Code

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has welcomed the new rights of workers and employers in Vietnam from January 1 as the revised Labour Code adopted in 2019 takes effect.

Vietnam’s child labour rate 2 percentage points lower than region’s average: survey

Vietnam’s child labour rate is approximately 2 percentage points lower than the regional average for Asia and the Pacific, found the second national child labour survey, which was released on December 18.

COVID-19 crisis could result in an increase in child labour

Children need to be protected from child labour more than ever due to the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, experts said during a virtual interactive panel discussion held in Hanoi last week.

ILO lauds Vietnam’s move to tackle forced labour

The International Labour Organisation has sent its congratulations to Vietnam after the 14th National Assembly adopted a resolution ratifying the country’s membership of the Convention on the Abolition of Forced Labour (Convention 105), 

NA ratifies Vietnam’s membership of ILO convention against forced labour

The 14th National Asembly (NA) adopted a resolution ratifying Vietnam’s membership of the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, with 94.82 percent of votes during the ongoing ninth sitting on June 8.

VN to adopt anti-forced labour convention, extend agricultural land use tax incentive: NA

Vietnam plans to join the Convention 105 (C105) on the abolition of forced labour developed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee concluded at its 44th session on Tuesday. 

Vietnam participates in promoting and guaranteeing human rights at the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly

In 2019, Vietnam joined the Convention 98 of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on the application of the principles of organizational rights and collective bargaining, 


Job quality remains a challenge for Vietnam: ILO

The jobless rate in Vietnam is low, but the quality of jobs remains a challenge for the country, the International Labor Organization (ILO) said in a recent report.


ILO applauds Vietnam’s adoption of revised Labour Code

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has praised Vietnam’s adoption of the revised Labour Code on November 20, saying that the code will held everyone gain fair benefits of economic growth.

What do Vietnamese business people think about proposals on working hours?

National Assembly Deputies spent the whole day on October 23 discussing the draft of the Labor Code.

50% of workers oppose raising retirement age: survey

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.

Labor Code should put more emphasis on contracts: ILO

It is not necessary to add more details on paper but to make sure that what is already on paper fits the needs of employees and employers, International Labour Organization (ILO) Senior Advisor on Standards Policy Tim De Meyer said.


Vietnam, ILO co-operate for decent work

Social justice and satisfactory employment based on the respect and protection of workers’ and employers’ legitimate rights and interests are core values of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).