ILO Vietnam willing to help Vietnamese gov’t, employers, workers

Country Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Vietnam Chang-Hee Lee has said that ILO Vietnam was ready to help the Vietnamese Government, employers and employees to find suitable jobs as the coronavirus takes its toll on labour markets and the economy.

According to the ILO, the crisis will cut the total working hours by 6.7 % worldwide in the second quarter of this year, equivalent to the loss of 195 million full-time jobs. The hardest-hit regions include Arabian countries (8.1 % of working hours, or 5 million full-time jobs), Europe (7.8 %, or 12 million full-time jobs) and Asia-Pacific (7.2 %, 125 million full-time jobs).

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