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Businesses have voiced their concern over the implementation of the new wage policy. Some of them said they would cut down the labor force to cut down expenses.

Thousands of children comment on child protection law

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 34,000 children between the ages of six and 18 participated in the largest referendum ever held in Vietnam to give their opinions and comments on amendments and supplements to the Law

Lack of laborers disillusions labor export companies

VietNamNet Bridge – Collecting workers for export turns out to be a more difficult job than labor companies and the local authorities could imagine.

A job for the Government

VietNamNet Bridge – More than a million people from all sections of society are currently unemployed, many in the wake of the economic downturn, while graduates are being forced to take manual labour. Is there any hope for the future?

Ready to pay the price

VietNamNet Bridge – In light of a Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) proposal to hike the pension age to avert social insurance fund from possible collapse,


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Wage reforms make sense

The draft law on minimum wage is being penned by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and slated for completion to submit to the government and the National Assembly for approval in May.


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Experts support higher retirement age

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has proposed raising the retirement age for workers, especially highly skilled employees and those in management, by 5 years

Safety net urged for workers whose bosses abscond

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs recently asked the People’s Committees of provinces and cities to help workers who became unemployed after their companies’ bosses ran away

Domestic helpers at a disadvantage

The Government's Decree 103, which takes effect this month, increases regional minimum wages for helpers employed by businesses, co-operatives, farms, households and individuals by VND250,000-350,000 per month.

Marketing officers most wanted in 2013

Marketing and sales officers would be most wanted in 2013, a report says, because businesses would have to focus on boosting sales and clear inventories.

Labour sector to create 1.6 million jobs in 2013

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) is intent on generating 1.6 million jobs in 2013, reducing the unemployment rate in urban areas by around 4 percent.

Vietnam to train more vocational teachers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will have about 3,000 vocational teachers who meet the quality standards set by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2015, a Government meeting heard on Wednesday.