Labor policy and administration

Protection for overseas workers

Regional conference looks toward protection of migrant workers

The third ministerial conference on labour cooperation among Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) kicked off in Siem Reap city of Cambodia on September 17.Themed “Toward the protection of migrant workers in CLMTV countries: cooperation in social security”, this year’s conference focuses discussions on ...

Việt Nam seeks to protect migrants’ rights

Improved international regulations and standards to protect the rights and welfare of migrants, including thousands of Vietnamese guest workers, are needed in today’s globalized world, speakers said at an international conference on migration and labour held on August 2 in HCM City. The event aimed to generate new research ...

CLMTV countries discuss social insurance for migrant workers

Senior officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) convened their fourth meeting on labour cooperation in Hanoi on August 20, discussing social insurance connection for migrant workers in countries involved.At the conference, participants were updated about the latest information on migrant workers’ affairs ...

Mandatory social insurance for expat workers creates burden on enterprises

Compulsory social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam is creating a heavy burden on local enterprises, according to a report by the Investment and Trade Working Group of the Vietnam Business Forum.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

Labour confederation wants bigger role in supporting overseas workers

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has proposed amending the law on Vietnamese workers working abroad under contracts to give trade union organisations direct participation in protecting overseas labourers.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

2017 set new labour exports record

Vietnam had 134,751 guest workers employed abroad last year, exceeding the set target by 28.3% and equivalent to 106.7% of 2016’s figure. 2017 set a record as the fourth consecutive year that Vietnam has had more than 100,000 workers in foreign job markets.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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