Formal labor

Reform may see labourers paid for their productivity

Businesses will likely narrow the pay gap among labourers and recalculate salary scales based on productivity at work instead of seniority, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has said.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Electronics firms face labour shortage

Hundreds of electronics manufacturers in Việt Nam are having difficulty recruiting labourers, said an official from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Salary of labour class increased 9.3% in 2017

The average monthly salary increased by 9.3 per cent in 2017, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

VN plans to send unemployed university graduates to Japan

The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is drawing up a plan to send trained workers abroad in 2018-2020, under which 54,000 unemployed workers finishing universities, junior colleges and vocational schools in certain majors would be sent to Japan, South Korea and Germany. Keep ...

Mai Chi

1.63 million people step onto employment ladder in 2017

Vietnam created new jobs for more than 1.63 million people last year, achieving 102.48% of its plan, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs. Of that figure, more than 1.5 million people found domestic employment opportunities and over 135,000 people found placement abroad.Keep ...

VOV Reporter

Gender inequality persists despite positive changes

Some 72 percent of Vietnamese women have joined the labour force, higher than the average world percentage (42 percent), and ranking only behind Cambodia (81 percent). These figures were revealed in a recently-released report of the Centre for Development and Integration, a Vietnamese non-governmental and ...

VNA Reporter

Retiring age to rise in 2021

The retirement age in Việt Nam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.Keep reading  ...

VTV Reporter

Manufacturing sector in dire need of manpower

The manufacturing sector had the strongest demand for recruitment, followed by consumer goods-retail, finance-banking, and information technology (IT) in the final quarter of last year, manpower consultant Navigos Group said in a report.Keep reading ...

Van Ly

New pension rule puts female workers at disadvantage

Many workers, especially females, have complained about the new pension calculation method applicable from January 1, 2018, saying it puts them at a disadvantage, Tien Phong newspaper reports.Keep reading ...

Saigon Times Reporter

VN to send 100,000 workers abroad annually

Vietnam plans each year to send 100,000 to 120,000 labourers to other countries by 2020, according to Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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