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Vietnam loses 3% GDP from not employing people with disabilitiesicon
FEATURE31/05/20210

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 expects to send 90,000 laborers overseas in 2021icon

Vietnam expects to send 90,000 laborers overseas in 2021

SOCIETY
11/04/2021

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

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

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

SOCIETY
06/03/2021

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 Codeicon

ILO welcomes new Labour Code

SOCIETY
02/01/2021

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: surveyicon

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

SOCIETY
19/12/2020

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 labouricon

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

SOCIETY
15/06/2020

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 labouricon

ILO lauds Vietnam’s move to tackle forced labour

POLITICS
09/06/2020

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 labouricon

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

POLITICS
08/06/2020

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: NAicon

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

POLITICS
30/04/2020

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 Assemblyicon

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

SOCIETY
29/11/2019

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: ILOicon

Job quality remains a challenge for Vietnam: ILO

SOCIETY
29/11/2019

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 Codeicon

ILO applauds Vietnam’s adoption of revised Labour Code

SOCIETY
21/11/2019

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?icon

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

BUSINESS
02/11/2019

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

50% of workers oppose raising retirement age: surveyicon

50% of workers oppose raising retirement age: survey

BUSINESS
14/10/2019

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: ILOicon

Labor Code should put more emphasis on contracts: ILO

SOCIETY
03/10/2019

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 workicon

Vietnam, ILO co-operate for decent work

SOCIETY
28/08/2019

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).

Will 85 percent of garment workers lose jobs in 4.0 industry era?icon

Will 85 percent of garment workers lose jobs in 4.0 industry era?

BUSINESS
28/08/2019

The scenario that 85 percent of garment workers would lose jobs to robots because of the 4.0 industry revolution will not happen in Vietnam in the next 10 years, businesspeople say.

IMF, ILO pledge further support for Vietnamicon

IMF, ILO pledge further support for Vietnam

POLITICS
20/08/2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to work with and assist Vietnam in policy consultancy and capacity improvement, the IMF’s newly-accredited Resident Representative in Vietnam Francois Painchaud has said.