Fourth wave of COVID-19 severely affects labour market Society

Fourth wave of COVID-19 severely affects labour market

The severe and prolonged fourth wave of COVID-19 seriously affected the Vietnamese labour market, pushing the rate and number of underemployed people in the third quarter this year to the highest level in the past 10 years.
HCM City provides financial relief to poor, unemployed people Society

HCM City provides financial relief to poor, unemployed people

As many as 9,000 poor and near-poor households in Ho Chi Minh City that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive monthly relief payments of 1 million VND (42 USD) each for three months, starting in April, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Q3 workforce up 0.93 percent year-on-year Society

Q3 workforce up 0.93 percent year-on-year

Positive developments were seen in Vietnam’s labour market in the third quarter of this year, the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs reported on December 26.
Demand for unskilled workers exceeds supply Society

Demand for unskilled workers exceeds supply

The unemployment rate is on the increase among young people in Vietnam, however, many companies are facing difficulty in recruiting unskilled labourers in the final months of the year.
Unemployment dips slightly in second quarter Society

Unemployment dips slightly in second quarter

In the second quarter of this year, Vietnam recorded a labour force of 54.52 million, of which 53.4 million people aged 15 years or more found work, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Year-end sees labour shortage Society

Year-end sees labour shortage

The final month of the lunar year sees a seasonal employment surge, however, the number of job seekers decline, making it difficult for enterprises to handle the trade of the upcoming Tet holidays.