27 August 2014
Findings of a new study on how Viet Nam’s labour market will be affected by deeper ASEAN integration will be shared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in Hanoi, on Thursday 4 September.
18 July 2014
An International Labour Organization (ILO) meeting is expected to roll out new action plans to improve skills development in Asia and the Pacific.
11 June 2014
The ILO’s Red Card to Child Labour campaign sends out a message that children have a right to play, not work. Viet Nam’s national football team striker Le Cong Vinh will hold up the Red Card.
05 June 2014
Regional minimum wages could increase in 2015 in accordance with growth rate of Gross Domestic Products and inflation, employers’ organizations have recommended.
Mike Einziger, Ann Marie Simpson, Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer and friends raise their voices against child labour
05 June 2014
Award winning musicians are working in harmony to support the ILO's efforts to combat child labour.
27 May 2014
The ILO’s global report shows, for the first time, that quality jobs can drive sustained growth in emerging and developing countries. Viet Nam made an enormous leap over the past two decades but progress has slowed down recently.
20 May 2014
ILO report finds the highest profits are in Asia and the Pacific and forced sexual exploitation. Viet Nam has no comprehensive studies on this issue.
13 May 2014
Viet Nam’s maternity leave is on a par with the developed world but the nation offers no paternity leave whereas nearly half of the countries globally encourage involvement of fathers around childbirth.
09 May 2014
An ILO research in 2013 also shows that labour productivity in Viet Nam was among the lowest levels in the Asia-Pacific region.
25 April 2014
With one in every ten fatal accidents at work now linked to missing personal protective equipment, Better Work Vietnam’s annual “Safety Fun Run” aims to educate garment workers on measures to guard against workplace hazards.
21 January 2014
Viet Nam’s unemployment slightly increased with growing rate of vulnerable jobs in 2013 as the weak global economy recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, the ILO said, launching a new report on 21 January.
13 January 2014
Pilot programmes to strengthen the role and capacity of upper-level trade unions in the country’s select industrial hubs will be launched in the northern port city of Hai Phong on 14 January.
19 December 2013
A number of enterprises have taken the lead in preventing and combating sexual harassment at the workplace since this sensitive issue for the first time was prohibited in the amended Labour Code 2012 which started effect on 1 May 2013.
16 December 2013
Public events will be organized in target rural areas to enhance self-protection skills and understanding about safe migration and support services available to prevent migrant workers from falling victim to labour exploitation and human trafficking.
30 November 2013
Promoting job opportunities for People with Disabilities is not only the key for people with disability to participate in the community but also contribute to businesses to expand.
27 November 2013
New ILO study finds that people with jobs are more likely to keep to HIV treatment.
13 November 2013
With ILO support, the Vietnamese Government regulates contracts and deposits for overseas work to protect workers and minimize risks for recruitment agencies.
12 November 2013
Good lawyers with knowledge, right attitudes and perspectives about persons with disabilities can help break barriers and open doors for them to the workplaces and the whole society .
01 November 2013
The impact of the 2015 ASEAN community on jobs and employment will be discussed at a high level consultation in Bangkok next week. The workshop, on “ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity” will look at the impact on the region’s labour markets and how the opportunities of regional integration can be managed to ensure inclusive growth and shared prosperity. The conference is jointly organized by the ILO and the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
09 October 2013
A joint ILO, UNDP and UNICEF programme in Viet Nam will help include people with disabilities in all decision-making steps through strengthening the capacities and role of organizations of people with disabilities.