COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos World

COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Laos’ unemployment rate to soar, with more than 400,000 people either losing their jobs or not finding new ones, according to the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU).
Seminar looks into impacts of COVID-19 on garment, footwear workers Business

Seminar looks into impacts of COVID-19 on garment, footwear workers

An online seminar spotlighting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on textile, footwear and garment workers and trade union activities was held by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL)’s Institute for Workers and Trade Unions (IWTU), and the Netherlands Trade Union Confederation in Hanoi on December 28.
Vietnam, Laos forge trade union cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos forge trade union cooperation

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang on December 7 suggested the VGCL and the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) step up online exchanges amid the complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NA Chairman offers aid to Dak Lak workers Society

NA Chairman offers aid to Dak Lak workers

A delegation led by Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue presented 50 aid packages to pandemic-hit workers in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on June 30.
Vietnam, RoK enhance trade union cooperation Society

Vietnam, RoK enhance trade union cooperation

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang has suggested the Federation of Korea Trade Unions (FKTU) increase the sharing of experience with its Vietnamese counterpart.
Front leader receives Chairman of DPRK’s trade union agency Society

Front leader receives Chairman of DPRK’s trade union agency

The Vietnamese Party and State will create favourable conditions for trade union orgnisations of Vietnam and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to expand cooperation, towards promoting friendship between the two countries, a Vietnamese official has said.
Tet reunion programme brings warmth to poor workers Society

Tet reunion programme brings warmth to poor workers

Thousands of gift packages and free coach tickets have been handed to poor workers throughout the country under a Lunar New Year (Tet) reunion programme launched by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
Women should thrive at work Society

Women should thrive at work

Women should be free to choose the job they want to do without being hindered by discriminations on the grounds of their gender or physical capabilities.