Employees could work more overtime

Employees could work up to 400 hours of overtime per year compared to the current 200 hours under the revised Labour Code which will be submitted to the National Assembly next year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

About 3 million workers need accommodations by 2020

Around 3 million workers will have demand for housing by 2020, according to reports by 46 out of 63 provinces and cities. As of late 2017, about 1.2 million workers needed accommodations, the reports said.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam could lose 5 million jobs to robots by 2020: ILO

Vietnam could lose 5 million jobs to automation by 2020. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) made the alarming proclamation in the context of the rise of Industry 4.0 and Vietnam’s lack of human resource quality.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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

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

Labour Code revision opportunity to promote gender equality

Experts discussed effective strategies and interventions to solve gender discriminations present in the provisions of the current 2012 Labour Code during a workshop held in Hà Nội on Thursday. The workshop, titled “General Consultation on Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Impact Assessment of the Proposal to Revise ...

VNS 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

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