Employment security and the future of skills for Vietnamese workers in digital transformation

Employment security and the future of skills for Vietnamese workers in digital transformation

ManpowerGroup Vietnam and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on October 25 organised the webinar Digital Transformation: International Experience in Employment Security & the Future of Skills for Vietnamese Workers.
Boosting labour productivity to cope with pandemic aftermath

Boosting labour productivity to cope with pandemic aftermath

Nguyen Chi Truong, director of the Occupational Skills Department at the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs, spoke to VIR’s Thai An on preparing properly for the recovery of the labour market after the pandemic threat drops.
Resolution 105 helps bring foreign experts back to Vietnam

Resolution 105 helps bring foreign experts back to Vietnam

Many foreign-invested enterprises tend to bring their own workers to Vietnam for work, particularly for management positions, due to the high requirements for qualifications, expertise and skills, especially differences in language and culture.
MoLISA thrashes out latest labour bailout proposals

MoLISA thrashes out latest labour bailout proposals

As both employers and employees suffer under the global health crisis, issuing new bailout packages is considered an urgent requirement to not only support their operations and livelihoods but also spur economic growth in the long run.
ILO and Vietnam join forces to promote international labour standards

ILO and Vietnam join forces to promote international labour standards

Vietnam plans to ratify 15 more ILO Conventions, including a core convention on freedom of association during the 2021-30 period.
UNFPA provides 2,750 Dignity Kits to support women and girls at risk of violence

UNFPA provides 2,750 Dignity Kits to support women and girls at risk of violence

UNFPA Vietnam handed over 2,750 Dignity Kits to the MoLISA for distribution to women at risk of gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19.
Nestlé Vietnam once again honoured for taking good care of employees

Nestlé Vietnam once again honoured for taking good care of employees

Swiss-backed Nestlé Vietnam was once again conferred a Certificate of Merit by the MoLISA for taking good care of their employees.
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.
ManpowerGroup and MoLISA seek sustainable employment and business model in new normal

ManpowerGroup and MoLISA seek sustainable employment and business model in new normal

ManpowerGroup Vietnam and the MoLISA organised a webinar to explore solutions to a sustainable employment and business model to fit the new normal.
Vietnam studies Germany’s dual training system

Vietnam studies Germany’s dual training system

A delegation of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) led by Minister Dao Ngoc Dung recently joined various working sessions with German authorities on vocational training.
Harmony in interest of relevant parties sought in draft revised Labour Code

Harmony in interest of relevant parties sought in draft revised Labour Code

It is necessary to carefully consider reducing labourers’ working hours from 48 to 44hours per week to ensure the interests of enterprises, said Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association.
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.
ManpowerGroup announces scholarships to upskill next generation

ManpowerGroup announces scholarships to upskill next generation

ManpowerGroup announced its scholarship programme for Vietnamese students to help them reskill and upskill to adapt to the high requirements of the digital age.
Debate erupts over minimum wage increase

Debate erupts over minimum wage increase

The planned increase in minimum wage, which will see its final round of negotiations next week, has caused a heated debate, with employers warning of severely increasing expenses and workers’ representatives calling for a rise to help meet basic living standards.
Ministry, foreign partners work to prevent child drowning

Ministry, foreign partners work to prevent child drowning

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in coordination with foreign organisations is carrying out a cooperation programme to prevent child drowning, a serious problem in Vietnam.
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