Vietnam, Lao localities boost trade union links hinh anh 1The signing ceremony (Source:
Quang Nam (VNA) – The Trade Union of the central province of Quang Nam has signed an agreement with its Lao counterpart from Champasak province at a ceremony in the Vietnamese locality on August 18, aiming to promote cooperation between the two agencies in 2016-2020.

Under the agreement, the two sides will enhance biennial exchange of delegations, focusing on sharing experience in protecting the legitimate rights of labourers, developing trade unions in private enterprises and training trade union staff at provincial and district levels.

Champasak province’s Trade Union comprises 436 chapters with over 12,860 members. The locality has over 1,320 production units, almost all of which are small- and medium-sized. The provincial Trade Union has worked hard to form trade unions in private firms.

Meanwhile, Quang Nam province is home to eight industrial parks and nearly 4,000 enterprises. It has 18 labour unions with over 100,000 unionists.

The two localities are seeking to promote and renovate the activities of trade unions in order to serve their industrialisation and moderlisation targets.-VNA