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Most workers said income sufficient to cover living expenses: survey

With average monthly income of VND5.5 million (US$261), nearly half of workers in Vietnam felt that their income was enough to cover basic living expenses, according to a recent wage survey. The survey on wage, income and life quality of workers in 2018 was released yesterday ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Workers over 30 face high risk of unemployment

Workers over 30 years old at foreign direct investment firms are facing risk of layoff after years of working with insurance payments increasing year by year. Instead, their bosses tend to recruit young new workers with lower wages and insurance.Keep reading  ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Labour force: mismatch between supply and demand

Việt Nam has abundant labour resources but many enterprises in the country say they cannot recruit a sufficient number of skilled workers, and as a result, cannot expand production activities. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam’s labour productivity increases

The average labour productivity in Vietnam increased from 1,700 USD per laborer in 2006 to 2,672 USD in 2017, according to the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR). In 2017, Vietnam’s labor productivity doubled that of low-income countries, but met only 50 percent of ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Labour research contest looks to better labour policies

The Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Vietnam have launched the 2018 Labour Research Contest with the topic of “Research for exploring Industrial Relations practices and its reflection toward better policies”.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Aging population prompts Vietnam to look at raising retirement levels

Vietnam is looking at two options to raise the retirement age for both men and women as part of changes to the country’s social insurance policies.Keep reading ...

Hoang Thuy

CPTPP: Vietnam to feel pressure on labor quality

Labor costs in Vietnam are expected to be higher after commitments in the CPTPP (the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade agreement are implemented, experts say.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

Vietnamese labourers facing with challenge of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 poses a challenge to the Vietnamese labour force so significant that the only way to meet it is to impose reforms across the board, starting with education and training programmes, experts agreed at a seminar yesterday in Hà Nội.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Jobless rate among university graduates falls

Due to robust economic growth, the country’s unemployment rate, especially among higher-education people, last quarter decreased significantly compared to the previous quarter and the same period in 2016.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

Q1 workforce up by 150,000

Vietnam expects to have a total of 54.2 million people in the workforce in the first quarter of 2018, up 150,000 from last year’s final quarter, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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