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HCMC sets target of creating 140,00 new jobs in 2021icon
SOCIETY07/03/20210

HCMC sets target of creating 140,00 new jobs in 2021

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have set a target of creating 140,000 new jobs in 2021, according to the city Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs’ plan for the year.

 
Better protection of labor rightsicon

Better protection of labor rights

SOCIETY
26/11/2020

The Labor Code 45/2019/QH14, to take effect from January 1, 2021, has many changes aiming to protect the interests of workers as well as employers. Many interests of workers will be better protected versus the current regulations.

Repatriated citizens: high-quality human resources for post-Covid-19icon

Repatriated citizens: high-quality human resources for post-Covid-19

BUSINESS
22/05/2020

The number of repatriated citizens in the post-Covid-19 period is expected to increase, which will put pressure on the labor force and social security.

Labor market freezes due to Covid-19icon

Labor market freezes due to Covid-19

BUSINESS
14/04/2020

Large companies are not recruiting workers, while small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are laying off workers as they cannot maintain a big staff during the Covid-19 crisis.

Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring gender equalityicon

Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring gender equality

SOCIETY
10/03/2020

Vietnam has constantly fine-tuned its policies to boost gender equality and empower women. It has strengthened the role of the political system and mobilized social resources to achieve these goals.

Labor Code: Protection of workers is the most importanticon

Labor Code: Protection of workers is the most important

SOCIETY
04/12/2019

The Labor Code is a comprehensive legal document, specifying many contents such as labor contracts, the ability of workers to negotiate with employers, and minimum standards on working conditions, among others.

Revise the Labor Code to ensure implementation of relevant ILO conventionsicon

Revise the Labor Code to ensure implementation of relevant ILO conventions

SOCIETY
01/12/2019

The amended Labor Code, which was approved in October 2019 at the 8th Session of the 14th National Assembly, will contribute to the completion of the provisions on gender equality.

Internalize standards to enforce international commitments on workers' rightsicon

Internalize standards to enforce international commitments on workers' rights

SOCIETY
29/11/2019

Vietnam attaches great importance to sustainable and inclusive development, places people at the center and people is set as the goal of development, associating economic development with social security.

"It is human rights defined by the Constitution"icon

"It is human rights defined by the Constitution"

SOCIETY
29/11/2019

“How to make policies so that workers earn enough to afford their daily life, still have time to study and improve their skills, to entertain, to take care of themselves and their family...

Vietnam parliament requests building law on expatsicon

Vietnam parliament requests building law on expats

POLITICS
13/11/2019

The number of expats in Vietnam rose from 72,172 in 2013 to 88,845 in 2018, the majority of whom are holding key positions, including manager, CEO and technician.

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.

Vietnamese firms want higher maximum level for overtime workicon

Vietnamese firms want higher maximum level for overtime work

BUSINESS
21/10/2019

Seafood companies said because of the seasonality of the industry, organizing extra working shifts is a must to fulfill orders, though they have to pay more for overtime work.

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.

Amended labor code draft could weaken Vietnam's competitiveness: economistsicon

Amended labor code draft could weaken Vietnam's competitiveness: economists

BUSINESS
25/09/2019

Economists have voiced their disappointment about the draft of the amended labor code, saying that the competitiveness of the national economy will weaken because of rigid regulations on extra working hours and wages.