Union confederation extends help to workers as Tet approaches Society

Union confederation extends help to workers as Tet approaches

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) will set aside part of its accumulated trade union funds to support trade unionists and workers facing difficulties during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday - Vietnam’s biggest traditional festival which falls in mid-February this year.
ILO welcomes new Labour Code Society

ILO welcomes new Labour Code

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has welcomed the new rights of workers and employers in Vietnam from January 1 as the revised Labour Code adopted in 2019 takes effect.
Deputy PM answers NA queries on COVID-19 Politics

Deputy PM answers NA queries on COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam answered questions from several National Assembly (NA) deputies on Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention and control measures in the time ahead as well as progress in the country’s vaccine research, at a Q&A session of the 14th NA’s 10th sitting on November 6.
Aid continues coming to flood victims in central region Society

Aid continues coming to flood victims in central region

A delegation of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), led by its President Nguyen Dinh Khang, on November 5 presented 500 million VND (21,600 USD) to residents who were affected by recent floods in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Time to let labourers decide when they retire: expert Society

Time to let labourers decide when they retire: expert

Some special occupations including preschool teachers should be allowed to retire earlier than the age set in the Labour Code, said Trinh Thanh Hang, head of the department for woman affairs of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
Nation join hands to give warm Tet to poor workers Society

Nation join hands to give warm Tet to poor workers

Officials have joined trade union organisations and enterprises in many localities in presenting gifts and free transport tickets for poor workers to ensure they can have a warm Lunar New Year (Tet) with their families.
Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean Society

Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean

Available social housing at present can provide stable accommodation for only about 28 percent of workers nationwide, which means the remaining 72 percent still have to rent rooms of private owners.
Dong Nai: wood firms ink collective labour agreement Society

Dong Nai: wood firms ink collective labour agreement

A collective labour agreement was signed at six woodworking enterprises operating in the Tam Phuoc industrial park in the southern province of Dong Nai at a ceremony held by the provincial Labour Federation on November 19.