20 January 2021
European Union and United Nations continue efforts to support safe labour migration and decent work in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in South East Asia
15 January 2021
Child labour has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected. The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably worsened the situation, but joint and decisive action can reverse this trend.
30 December 2020
Numerous improvements in the new Labour Code can bring benefits for workers and employers but only when all are aware of their new rights and actively use them.
18 December 2020
Latest survey undertaken in 2018 finds more than 1.7 million children participating in economic activities across Viet Nam, among whom more than 1 million are engaged in child labour.
18 December 2020
The ILO commends Viet Nam on the passage of the revised Law on Contract-Based Overseas Workers, which improves protection for Vietnamese migrant workers.
15 December 2020
Pandemic leads to huge reduction in working hours, reverses job growth and pushes millions into working poverty.
17 November 2020
A new ILO report highlights the business case of gender diversity but notes that enterprises need to reach a critical mass of women in top positions in order to reap its benefits.
21 October 2020
A new ILO research studies the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on supply chains, factories and workers in ten major garment-producing countries of the region, including Viet Nam.
15 October 2020
Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.
15 September 2020
This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families.
18 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
26 June 2020
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10 June 2020
The on-going revision of the Law on Contract-Based Vietnamese Overseas Workers can be an opportunity to ensure that Vietnamese migrant workers will be globally sought-after by responsible employers, and their rights will be protected in accordance with international labour standards.
08 June 2020
The National Assembly has voted for the ratification of ILO Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labour and approval of the free trade agreement between the EU and Viet Nam.
27 May 2020
The ILO’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 exposes the devastating and disproportionate effect on young workers, and analyses measures being taken to create a safe return to work environment.
22 May 2020
Return to work policies should be informed by a human-centred approach that puts rights and international labour standards at the heart of economic, social and environmental strategies and ensures that policy guidance is embedded in national occupational safety and health systems.
29 April 2020
The latest ILO data on the labour market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals the devastating effect on workers in the informal economy and on hundreds of millions of enterprises worldwide.
07 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.
30 March 2020
New guidelines issued by ILO and UNICEF call on enterprises to do more to support working families during the pandemic.