Vietnamese labourers strive to best avail of labour market reopening

Vietnamese labourers strive to best avail of labour market reopening

After almost two years, many global labour markets have begun to reopen. Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Ba Hoan talked with VIR's Thuy Lien about the notable points in Vietnam’s labour export market.
Various policies designed to support COVID-19-hit businesses, labourers

Various policies designed to support COVID-19-hit businesses, labourers

Various policies issued by the Government, ministries, sectors and localities last week with an aim to supporting businesses and labourers affected by COVID-19.
Vietnam Social Security awaits go-ahead to remove insurance issues for labourers

Vietnam Social Security awaits go-ahead to remove insurance issues for labourers

While waiting for answers from relevant authorities on the exemption or reduction of payment periods for social and health insurance for labourers during the social distancing period, Vietnam Social Security has implemented numerous solutions to ensure the rights and interests of labourers and businesses.
ASEAN promotes competitiveness, adaptability of labourers

ASEAN promotes competitiveness, adaptability of labourers

The 26th ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Meeting (ALMM) and the 11th ASEAN Labour Minsters’ Meeting Plus Three (ALMM+3) were held on online on October 28 with Indonesia as the host.
Protecting interests of labourers at heart of support

Protecting interests of labourers at heart of support

Businesses of all sizes have been negatively affected by this year’s pandemic in varying ways. Le Quan, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) explains to VIR’s Hoang Oanh the support being offered by the ministry in order to stabilise the labour market in Vietnam, and provides insight into what the remainder of the year may hold.
Da Nang job festival draws over 1,000 students, labourers

Da Nang job festival draws over 1,000 students, labourers

More than 1,000 students and residents in the central city of Da Nang flocked to a job festival on July 5 to seek advice and opportunities in both training and employment.
18,377 labourers sent abroad in first two months

18,377 labourers sent abroad in first two months

Around 18,377 Vietnamese were contracted to work abroad in the first two months of this year, including 6,141 women.
Reform may see labourers paid for their productivity

Reform may see labourers paid for their productivity

Businesses will likely narrow the pay gap among labourers and recalculate salary scales based on productivity at work instead of seniority, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has said.  
Binh Phuoc’s labourers receive owed wages after lawsuit

Binh Phuoc’s labourers receive owed wages after lawsuit

Hundreds of labourers in southern province of Binh Phuoc fully received three months of wages owed by a South Korea-invested company yesterday.
Lifting the lid on employment prospects

Lifting the lid on employment prospects

Deputy head of Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA)’s Employment Department Nguyen Thi Hai Van says the proposed higher pension age will not affect new job creation. She also reveals what sectors will offer plentiful jobs in 2013.
Working hard to win employees’ loyalty

Working hard to win employees’ loyalty

Vu Quang Hung, deputy director of the Hanoi Power Corporation, analyses how to encourage employee loyalty and abate labour turnover at Vietnamese businesses.
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.
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