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.
New MoU shows ManpowerGroup’s drive to upskill Vietnamese workforce for 4.0 era

New MoU shows ManpowerGroup’s drive to upskill Vietnamese workforce for 4.0 era

ManpowerGroup, a world-leader in innovative workforce solutions, has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to help Vietnamese workforce reskill and upskill. Simon Matthews, country manager of ManpowerGroup in Vietnam, Thailand and the Middle East, spok
Salary of labour class increased 9.3% in 2017

Salary of labour class increased 9.3% in 2017

The average monthly salary increased by 9.3 per cent in 2017, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
State salaries under the microscope

State salaries under the microscope

The government will inspect many state-owned economic corporations’ obedience of salary- and income-related legal regulations this year.
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.
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