ILO welcomes new Labour Code

ILO welcomes new Labour Code

Hanoi - 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.
Provisions now in place via EVFTA for Vietnamese labour advances

Provisions now in place via EVFTA for Vietnamese labour advances

Although the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement may greatly benefit businesses from both sides, they must first abide by labour and social standards set out in the deal to reap the various advantages.
NA ratifies Vietnam’s membership of ILO convention against forced labour

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

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.
Legislature to vote on resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA

Legislature to vote on resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA

The National Assembly started the second phase of the ninth session in Hanoi on June 8, with lawmakers scheduled to vote on resolutions ratifying the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Entry to ILO Convention on Abolition of Forced Labour significant for Vietnam: NA

Entry to ILO Convention on Abolition of Forced Labour significant for Vietnam: NA

Vietnam’s entry to the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Abolition of Forced Labour Convention (Convention 105) is essential and significant in political, socio-economic, and legal aspects as the country steps up its international integration and industrialisation and modernisation, the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee’s 44th session heard on April 28.
Vietnam and ILO celebrate 100 year journey for social justice

Vietnam and ILO celebrate 100 year journey for social justice

The ILO celebrated its 100th anniversary with the theme “Shared ideals of Ho Chi Minh and ILO – towards decent work for all” with MoLISA, VGCL, VCCI, and VCA.
Writing contest on child labourers officially launched

Writing contest on child labourers officially launched

The "Preventing child labour" writing competition for journalists will mobilise the strength of Vietnamese media against a great social injustice.
EU, ILO begin project to improve corporate social responsibility

EU, ILO begin project to improve corporate social responsibility

The EU, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have joined hands to launch the "Responsible Supply Chains in Asia" project, including in Vietnam.
CPTPP expects to help Vietnam advance in labour reforms

CPTPP expects to help Vietnam advance in labour reforms

Hanoi - Apart from trade and investment opportunities, experts said participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) offers Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system to create sustainable jobs and bring practical benefits to workers.
CPTPP to improve Vietnamese labour rights

CPTPP to improve Vietnamese labour rights

VIetnamese workers will benefit greatly from the labour clauses of the CPTPP, which are closer to international standards.