Safety net for workers left in the lurch

Safety net for workers left in the lurch

Relevant government agencies are moving to support labourers losing jobs at enterprises with employers who have absconded.
Labour exports not plain sailing

Labour exports not plain sailing

Labour export’s dark side is under the spotlight. Around 90 per cent of export labourers returning home face debt problems and high-paid labour export markets are afraid of absconders.
Transport workers all at sea

Transport workers all at sea

Economic vulnerabilities have thrown transport sector workers into dire straits.
Working hard to answer foreign labour questions

Working hard to answer foreign labour questions

The spotlight has fallen on vast numbers of unlicensed foreign labourers working across the country. The National Assembly’s Social Affairs Committee deputy chairman Dang Nhu Loi tells VIR how the problem can be addressed.
Rules on foreign staff tightened

Rules on foreign staff tightened

The government is clamping down on foreign contractors using foreign labourers in Vietnam-based projects.
Japan woos contract labourers

Japan woos contract labourers

Vietnamese workers going to Japan rose sharply in the past months.
Vinh Phuc human resources pitch

Vinh Phuc human resources pitch

‘Training people to serve the cause of industrialisation and modernisation is the focus of the province’
Safety net for Libya workers

Safety net for Libya workers

Besides having bank loans rescheduled, repatriate workers from strife-torn Libya would enjoy further government support to stabilise their lives, said Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Overseas Labour Management Department deputy head Dao Cong Hai.
Labour exports in fine working order

Labour exports in fine working order

Vietnam expects labour export numbers in 2011 to beat 2010’s figures with positive news in early 2011.
Protecting the workforce

Protecting the workforce

Some businesses have been accused of laying off labourers and employing new ones just to evade paying health and social insurance premiums. Vietnam Investment Review discussed the matter with the Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan
Spotlight on labour leasing services

Spotlight on labour leasing services

There are currently contrasting viewpoints regarding labour leasing services, a relatively nascent industry in Vietnam.
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