Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA Business

Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers many opportunities to Vietnamese workers and just as many challenges. The country’s labour force must find ways to improve its quality in order to produce products that adhere to stricter standards in European markets, said policymakers and labour experts at a conference in Hanoi on September 17.
Deputies continue discussion of ILO’s Convention 98 Politics

Deputies continue discussion of ILO’s Convention 98

Lawmakers continue their discussion about Vietnam’s participation in the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Convention 98 on the application of principles of the right to organise and bargain collectively at the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 7.
2019: Promising year for labour export Business

2019: Promising year for labour export

2019 is considered a promising year for labour export with a series of potential markets with good jobs and salaries are opening door for Vietnamese workers overseas.
Vietnam not taking advantage of free labour mobility Society

Vietnam not taking advantage of free labour mobility

Two years after joining the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Vietnam’s labourers have not tapped the opportunities brought about by greater labour mobility, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Occupational diseases on the rise Health

Occupational diseases on the rise

A Ministry of Health report reveals that each year 100,000 labourers in the country were checked for occupational diseases and more than 5,000 found to have diseases.
Vietnam, EU move to finalise EVFTA ratification Business

Vietnam, EU move to finalise EVFTA ratification

Vietnam and the European Union are working to finalize legal and language – related issues for the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) towards the official signing and ratification of the trade deal next year
Underpaid labourers choose to work overtime Society

Underpaid labourers choose to work overtime

A survey by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) conducted in March and April on 2,500 workers revealed that labourers work overtime for the extra money, not because they want to.