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Reduced working hours must go hand-in-hand with improved productivity

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), the sole representative of Vietnamese worker’s interests and unified trade union organisation in the country, has for the second time this year called on the Government to reduce the weekly working hours for the private sector workers from ...

Proposal for reduced working hours in vietnam sparks debate

In a bid to improve the well-being of workers and enhance their quality of life, the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor has just recommended a reduction in standard working hours to below 48 hours per week. This proposal, grounded in Resolution No. 101/2019/QH14 of the ...

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Harmony in interest of relevant parties sought in draft revised Labour Code

It is necessary to carefully consider reducing labourers’ working hours from 48 to 44hours per week to ensure the interests of enterprises, said Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association. She proposed the design of ...

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