Office managing Vietnamese labourers in RoK has new address Society

Office managing Vietnamese labourers in RoK has new address

The Ministry of Labours, Invalids, and Social Affairs’ Center of Overseas Labour on November 1 inaugurated the new headquarters in Seoul of its office managing Vietnamese labourers under the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Employment Permit System (EPS) programme.
French employment support centres open in Hanoi, HCM City Society

French employment support centres open in Hanoi, HCM City

The Association of Francophone Universities (AUF) on September 27 opened two employment support centres in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, with the aim of connecting students with job opportunities, increase their integration into the labour market and encourage their start-up spirit.
Hiring intentions stay positive in Vietnam in H2 Business

Hiring intentions stay positive in Vietnam in H2

Employers in various sectors expect their hiring intentions will recover in the second half of 2021, despite the ongoing impact of the pandemic, according to the latest Vietnam Employment Outlook survey by ManpowerGroup announced on August 20.
COVID-19 pandemic increases unemployment rate Society

COVID-19 pandemic increases unemployment rate

The COVID-19 pandemic has had great impact on the labour market, with an increase in the unemployment rate, according to the Department of Employment of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA). ​
More women in informal sector in Q1: GSO Society

More women in informal sector in Q1: GSO

The third COVID-19 resurgence has weakened the labour market recovery momentum gained in the second half of 2020 and forced many labourers, particularly women, to shift to informal employment, according to the latest report by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnamese workers receive one-year extension of stay in RoK Society

Vietnamese workers receive one-year extension of stay in RoK

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on April 13 announced a decision to extend the period of stay for about 115,000 foreign migrant workers, including those from Vietnam, by one year in a bid to relieve labour shortages at small businesses and in farming and fishing sectors.