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.
Workers in industrial zones face dual challenges amid pandemic Society

Workers in industrial zones face dual challenges amid pandemic

Workers, especially in industrial zones, are encountering dual challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic: keeping their job in uncertain times while continuing to demand that their rights and entitlements remain protected, the deputy head of Cooperation at the EU Delegation to Vietnam said.
Vietnam commits to eradicating forced labour Society

Vietnam commits to eradicating forced labour

With the National Assembly (NA) ratifying the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labour, Vietnam is proving its strong commitments to fighting the evil.
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Politics

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
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.
ILO pledges to help Vietnam improve labour, social welfare policies Politics

ILO pledges to help Vietnam improve labour, social welfare policies

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will continue to assist Vietnam in improving its labour and social welfare policies and dealing with emerging challenges as the country is in the process of transition to a market economy and international integration, ILO Deputy Director-General Deborah Greenfield has said.