Vietnam, Austria trade unions forge stronger ties hinh anh 1VGCL Vice President Nguyen Thi Thu Hong (third left) led the delegation to visit Austria (Source:
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Austrian Trade Union Federation (OGB) have agreed to strengthen their bilateral partnership as well as cooperation between trade unions of corresponding sectors of both countries.

The agreement was reached during the Austria visit of a VGLC delegation led by Vice President Nguyen Thi Thu Hong from November 7-9, the first once since the two organisations set up their bilateral ties.

During the visit, the delegation held talks with leaders of the OGB as well as the Union of Production Workers, one of the seven member unions of the OGB.

The two sides briefed each other on their organisation model and operation, while sharing experience in collective bargaining, women’s activities and gender equality policies.

The delegation also had meetings with local parliamentarians, and visited Hankel chemical factory.-VNA