July 01, 2021 | 10:00
Although Vietnam is striving for gender parity, with over 79 per cent of Vietnamese women aged 15 and above working or searching for work, according to the Asian Development Bank, the gender pay gap persists.
May 04, 2021 | 11:24
Proposals are being looked at to change the timeframe of when wage rises are implemented on an annual basis. International Labour Organization Vietnam director Chang-Hee Lee talked to VIR’s Ha Thu about how the voices of workers can be better heard to help create a driving force to expand the domestic market and promote economic growth.
July 12, 2019 | 13:32
As usual, at the annual meeting of the National Wage Council next year's changes to the regional minimum wage were discussed.
April 09, 2019 | 16:22
The Talentnet-Mercer Market Pulse Report forecasts that 2019 will see a slight increase in salary increase rate across industries.
October 16, 2018 | 17:45
Latest surveys show that retail, banking, and insurance sectors are the most likely to increase their headcount in 2019 to support business expansions.
August 13, 2018 | 16:09
If the National Salary Council’s proposal is approved by the government, the regional minimum wage will be increased by 5.3 per cent in 2019.
July 10, 2018 | 18:53
As usual, increasing the regional minimum wage in early 2019 is a topic of heated debate between authorities and representatives for employers and employees.
March 01, 2018 | 17:33
All guards of Hanoi's Giap Bat bus station must fulfill 21 shifts a months to reiceive a hard-earned wage of about VND4 million ($177) during 12 hours non-stop.
March 11, 2013 | 17:38
Proposed wage reforms have got businesses thinking.
December 08, 2012 | 10:00
Vietnam has experienced robust wage growth while a new ILO report shows a worse slowdown in global wages.
September 11, 2012 | 15:18
By 2013, price is climbing, the minimum wage should be VND3.5 million ($168.3) to meet today’s workers’ livelihoods.” - Dang Quang Dieu Chief of VGCL’s Institute of Labour Research
August 28, 2012 | 09:51
While some enterprises are unhappy about the minimum wage hike proposal, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Minh Huan says his ministry (MoLISA) is determined to raise salaries to improve workers’ living standards.
November 23, 2011 | 11:36
At their meeting yesterday to discuss amendments to the Labour Code, many National Assembly deputies wanted the minimum wage to be increased, maintaining the number of maximum annual overtime hours.
August 23, 2011 | 11:25
Workers will see fatter pay packets from October 1, 2011 as the government just ratified minimum wage hike proposals.
August 22, 2011 | 16:51
A recent minimum wage hike proposal has been well received by industry insiders.