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Jobs lost as orders decreaseicon
BUSINESS19/07/20200

Jobs lost as orders decrease

Analysts have warned of the second wave of layoffs which may come six months after the first period, which were caused by the effects of the pandemic.

 
Covid-19 affects 30.8 million employees in Vietnamicon

Covid-19 affects 30.8 million employees in Vietnam

SOCIETY
05/07/2020

Some 30.8 million employees aged over 15 in Vietnam had been left reeling from the coronavirus pandemic by June, with roughly eight million being laid off or having their working hours reduced and 17.6 million given salary cuts.

PouYuen lays off thousands  due to Covid-19 difficultiesicon

PouYuen lays off thousands due to Covid-19 difficulties

BUSINESS
02/07/2020

More than 6,000 workers of the Taiwanese company, PouYuen, in HCM City have been laid off due to the company's business difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnam faces highest unemployment for a decadeicon

Vietnam faces highest unemployment for a decade

SOCIETY
01/07/2020

As of June, 30.8 million people aged over 15 have been laid off, lost jobs or got fewer wages due to fewer work hours because of Covid-19, according to the Department of Employment.

Vietnam's footwear firms forced to lay off workers due to Covid-19icon

Vietnam's footwear firms forced to lay off workers due to Covid-19

BUSINESS
26/06/2020

The coronavirus pandemic has left tremendous impact on Vietnam's footwear industry, with the lack of production orders and the consequent drop in exports forcing them to lay off employees. 

HCM City: Taiwan-invested shoemaker sacks nearly 2,800 workersicon

HCM City: Taiwan-invested shoemaker sacks nearly 2,800 workers

SOCIETY
20/06/2020

Footwear maker Pouyuen Vietnam Co. Ltd., which is based in Ho Chi Minh City's Binh Tan District ended its contract with nearly 2,800 workers on June 20, according to the Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourers) Newspaper.

Coronavirus: Stories of unemployment, fear and hope in the USicon

Coronavirus: Stories of unemployment, fear and hope in the US

SOCIETY
24/04/2020

Over 26 million Americans have filed for unemployment - and there's a human story behind each claim.

Credit card defaults a risk during COVID-19icon

Credit card defaults a risk during COVID-19

BUSINESS
13/04/2020

Experts have warned that consumers may soon start defaulting on their credit card payments due to rising unemployment and salary cuts in many industries and sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus: Four out of five people's jobs hit by pandemicicon

Coronavirus: Four out of five people's jobs hit by pandemic

BUSINESS
08/04/2020

The global economic impact of coronavirus could leave nearly 200 million people jobless, a UN agency says.

Thousands of workers laid off in HCM Cityicon

Thousands of workers laid off in HCM City

SOCIETY
06/04/2020

Nearly 7,000 workers at 33 companies in Tan Thuan Processing Zone have become unemployed due to Covid-19.

Coronavirus: US jobless claims hit 6.6 million as virus spreadsicon

Coronavirus: US jobless claims hit 6.6 million as virus spreads

SOCIETY
03/04/2020

More than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week as the coronavirus spreads.

Nearly 70,000 labourers in Hanoi lose jobs amid COVID-19 pandemicicon

Nearly 70,000 labourers in Hanoi lose jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

SOCIETY
01/04/2020

Nearly 70,000 labourers had lost their jobs amid the COVID-19 crisis as many enterprises in Hà Nội have been forced to scale down production or temporarily suspended operations, the city’s Confederation of Labour has announced.

HCM City to provide $42 monthly allowance to people losing jobs due to COVID-19icon

HCM City to provide $42 monthly allowance to people losing jobs due to COVID-19

SOCIETY
30/03/2020

The HCM City Party Committee has approved paying an allowance of US$42.5 a month to people losing their livelihoods due to the COVID-19 pandemic from the outlay meant for paying wage hikes this year to city officials.   

Unemployment benefit recipients up 9.11 percent in Q1icon

Unemployment benefit recipients up 9.11 percent in Q1

SOCIETY
25/03/2020

The number of recipients of unemployment benefits nationwide rose by 9.11 percent to 378,000 people during the first quarter of 2020 as a large amount of businesses have been forced to suspend operation or go bankrupt by COVID-19.

COVID-19 threatens property brokers with unemploymenticon

COVID-19 threatens property brokers with unemployment

BUSINESS
22/03/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a new challenge for property brokers who have been facing many since last year due to the low supply in the market.

Technology graduates find jobs easily: reportsicon

Technology graduates find jobs easily: reports

SOCIETY
23/07/2019

The worst university majors for jobs were forestry and aquaculture (82.7 percent) and social services (82.3 percent).