Over 98 percent of financial aid delivered to pandemic-hit workers Society

Over 98 percent of financial aid delivered to pandemic-hit workers

As of November 5, more than 21.851 trillion VND (965.5 million USD) of the almost 22.29 trillion VND, equivalent to 98 percent of the approved amount, in financial support has been delivered to over 9.1 million out of nearly 9.4 million pandemic-hit workers applying for help, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Vietnam, Switzerland promote job security Society

Vietnam, Switzerland promote job security

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), in collaboration with the Swiss State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO), organised a dialogue on labour and experience sharing to promote job security between Vietnam and Switzerland on October 26.
Minister provides insight into labour export Society

Minister provides insight into labour export

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said all countries that receive Vietnamese workers must have labour agreements with Vietnam and comply with those documents.
Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency Society

Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, discussing international standards on child labour towards supply chain transparency amid global integration.
Over 776,900 jobs created in first half of 2019 Society

Over 776,900 jobs created in first half of 2019

More than 776,900 jobs were created in the first six months of 2019, a year-on-year decline of 1.1 percent, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported at a press conference in Hanoi on July 2.
Children to be consulted in policy making process Society

Children to be consulted in policy making process

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 11 to guide relevant agencies in collecting children’s opinions during the process of building policies, legal documents, decisions, and socio-economic development plans related to children.
Labour minister clarifies guest worker issues at NA session Society

Labour minister clarifies guest worker issues at NA session

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung made clear a number of issues raised by National Assembly (NA) deputies on measures to ensure rights and interests of Vietnamese workers abroad and enhance labour quality during the Q&A session as part of the NA’s fifth meeting on June 5.
Over 80,000 foreigners working in Vietnam Society

Over 80,000 foreigners working in Vietnam

Vietnam is now home to more than 80,000 foreign workers, according to Le Quang Trung, deputy head of the Department of employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Q1 workforce up by 150,000 Society

Q1 workforce up by 150,000

Vietnam expects to have a total of 54.2 million people in the workforce in the first quarter of 2018, up 150,000 from last year’s final quarter, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
2018 promises to be a busy year for MoLISA Society

2018 promises to be a busy year for MoLISA

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) to improve the quality of vocational training, describing this as a key to escape the middle-income trap. ​