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Covid-19 affects 30.8 million employees in Vietnamicon
SOCIETY05/07/20200

Covid-19 affects 30.8 million employees in Vietnam

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.

 
HCM City to supply 13 million face masks for students, workersicon

HCM City to supply 13 million face masks for students, workers

SOCIETY
23/04/2020

HCM City will distribute around 12.8 million face masks for local students and environmental workers in the area for Covid-19 prevention.

Human safety the top priority as groups submit to guidelinesicon

Human safety the top priority as groups submit to guidelines

BUSINESS
13/04/2020

As the health crisis continues to affect all walks of life, significant challenges are arising for business leaders to make their foreign-invested enterprises better prepared as well as to protect their workers.

HCM City approves $116m package to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemicicon

HCM City approves $116m package to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

SOCIETY
30/03/2020

The People’s Council of HCM City has approved a financial support package worth US$116.55 million to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 and to support employees affected by the pandemic.

Workers face salary cuts as firms fight to survive amid COVID-19icon

Workers face salary cuts as firms fight to survive amid COVID-19

BUSINESS
30/03/2020

Many businesses have been forced to give workers time off work, especially at weekends due to reduced demand caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Ethnic minority youth flock to cities, searching for employment opportunitiesicon

Ethnic minority youth flock to cities, searching for employment opportunities

FEATURE
28/03/2020

Quang Thi Lan works at an industrial park in the northern province of Bac Giang, where she earns VNĐ10 million (US$440) per month, including overtime and bonuses.

Workers rescued from slave-like condition at Quang Nam gold mineicon

Workers rescued from slave-like condition at Quang Nam gold mine

SOCIETY
18/03/2020

Eleven people who claim they were mistreated at a gold mine in the central province of Quang Nam have been rescued with some returned home.

Enterprises stii need more workers after Teticon

Enterprises stii need more workers after Tet

BUSINESS
16/02/2020

Enterprises in HCM City, Binh Duong and Dong Nai complain that they have not been able to recruit workers since Tet.

Workers fear possible lay offs as epidemic continuesicon

Workers fear possible lay offs as epidemic continues

SOCIETY
15/02/2020

Vietnamese businesses have voiced their concerns over the struggle to cope with the coronavirus due to a lack of rawmaterials  

Businesses and workers in Da Nang hit by effects of nCoV epidemicicon

Businesses and workers in Da Nang hit by effects of nCoV epidemic

BUSINESS
10/02/2020

Production activities of several businesses in the central coastal city of Da Nang have suffered disruption due to the nCoV epidemic, with enterprises that have transactions with the Chinese market being the worst affected.

Vietnam suspends sending workers to Middle Easticon

Vietnam suspends sending workers to Middle East

SOCIETY
12/01/2020

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on January 8 ordered agencies and localities to halt sending workers to the Middle East in the face of current tensions in the region.

Tet bonus: workers prefer cashicon

Tet bonus: workers prefer cash

SOCIETY
25/12/2019

Most workers are looking forward to receiving their Tet bonuses at this time of year, but a recent revision to the Labour Code has got them worried about what future Lunar New Year bonuses will have to offer.

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.

Vietnam, Japan sign record of discussions on employing specific skilled workersicon

Vietnam, Japan sign record of discussions on employing specific skilled workers

POLITICS
26/11/2019

Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Japan International Training Cooperation Organisation yesterday signed a record of discussions on a specified skilled workers programme and technical intern programme.

Vinh Phuc company investigated over poisoning caseicon

Vinh Phuc company investigated over poisoning case

SOCIETY
26/11/2019

A foreign-invested company in Vinh Phuc Province is being investigated after over 100 workers fell ill at work.

Worker exodus worries Binh Duong Province, Japanese companiesicon

Worker exodus worries Binh Duong Province, Japanese companies

BUSINESS
17/10/2019

More welfare policies are needed to attract workers to the southern province of Binh Duong and persuade them to stay.