HCM City assists over 2.4 million workers affected by COVID-19 Society

HCM City assists over 2.4 million workers affected by COVID-19

The Ho Chi Minh City Federation of Labour announced on October 7 that it has spent over 1.39 trillion VND (60.4 million USD) as relief aid for 2.4 million trade union members, workers, civil servants, labourers and their children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the city.
HCM City: Pandemic-hit workers to receive free vocational training Society

HCM City: Pandemic-hit workers to receive free vocational training

Workers in Ho Chi Minh City who were laid off or had their hours cut as a result of COVID-19 will have the opportunity to attend free vocational training courses under a new programme initiative, according to Vice Chairman of the municipal Federation of Labour Pham Chi Tam.
Hanoi workers return to work after Tet Society

Hanoi workers return to work after Tet

As many as 91 percent of local businesses in Hanoi had resumed operations and 94.5 percent of the labourers had returned to work after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday as of February 17, according to the Hanoi Federation of Labour.
HCM City: Disadvantaged workers given Tet gift packages Society

HCM City: Disadvantaged workers given Tet gift packages

More than 420,000 gift packages have been given so far to workers and Government employees in Ho Chi Minh City facing difficult circumstances, in the hope of bringing them a warmer Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year holiday, according to a local official.
Dong Nai: Workers to get free coach tickets, gifts for Tet Society

Dong Nai: Workers to get free coach tickets, gifts for Tet

The Federation of Labour in the southern province of Dong Nai will present thousands of gifts and train and coach tickets for disadvantaged workers in the locality so that they can return home to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday with their family.
Vietnam to host World Federation of Trade Union Congress in 2021 Society

Vietnam to host World Federation of Trade Union Congress in 2021

Vietnam’s trade union organisations are doing well in protecting legitimate rights and interests of workers, President of the World Federation of Trade Union (WFTU) Mzwandile Michael Makwayiba said, adding that this is also the reason why the WFTU has chosen Vietnam to host the WFTU Congress in 2021.
Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet Society

Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet

Businesses, industrial zones and hospitals nationwide have been getting into the Tet (Lunar New Year) spirit and providing free transport to allow workers and patients travel home to spend the holiday with their families.
Vietnam, US step up trade union relations Politics

Vietnam, US step up trade union relations

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) have agreed to enhance cooperation and protect guest workers in the respective markets.
Cao Bang students get support Society

Cao Bang students get support

A delegation of the Vietnam General Federation of Labour on May 25 visited and presented 1,000 buoyant backpacks and gifts to students and a local social protection centre in Cao Bang province.
Action month for labour safety, hygiene launched Society

Action month for labour safety, hygiene launched

Trade unions need to make concerted efforts to ensure safe working places for workers, Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Tran Thanh Hai said at a ceremony in Hanoi on April 28 to launch action month for labour safety and hygiene.