COVID-19 causes unprecedented jobs crisis, almost all workers and businesses affected by lockdown measures
19 June 2020
UN Secretary-General is calling for immediate support for at-risk workers, enterprises, jobs and incomes in a new Policy Brief on the World of Work and COVID-19, prepared with the ILO.
Livelihoods of more than 55 million domestic workers at risk due to COVID-19
16 June 2020
On the ninth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, new ILO estimates reveal the risks facing domestic workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Project kicked off at northern garment factories
15 June 2020
Trade union officers receive training in social health protection and other health-related social security benefits
05 June 2020
Actions are taken to tackle access barriers to healthcare and strengthen workers’ awareness on health-related social security benefits, with assistance from the ILO’s Luxembourg-funded project, Support to the Extension of Social Health Protection in South East Asia.
Viet Nam’s lawmakers to pass free trade deal with EU
27 May 2020
The National Assembly will also vote for the ratification of ILO’s fundamental Convention 105 on forced labour during the current sitting.
ILO Viet Nam’s programme supports SMEs to strengthen resilience against COVID-19
17 May 2020
With many enterprises having lost orders and running low on cash, many manufacturing SMEs find it difficult to provide personal protection equipment and hand sanitizers to workers and to adjust workplaces to be able to operate under the new situation and Government regulations.
Contagion or starvation, the dilemma facing informal workers during the COVID-19 pandemic
07 May 2020
Lockdown measures will worsen poverty and vulnerabilities among the world’s two billion informal economy workers, says the International Labour Organization.
Five actions you can take to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 on your business
06 April 2020
Five actions that enterprises can take to ensure your business is in the best possible shape during and after COVID-19
Viet Nam’s female factory workers empowered with knowledge on health protection entitlements
23 March 2020
A series of awareness raising activities have been put in place as an ILO study points out knowledge gaps related to health insurance, sickness and maternity benefits amongst female factory workers.
National skills council set up to boost agricultural productivity and competitiveness
18 March 2020
The first sectoral skills council is expected to provide a bridge between labour market and the education and training system to address the skills mismatch.
ILO supports development of handbooks to fight child labour
16 March 2020
To enhance the awareness and capacity of stakeholders implementing international labour commitments related to child labour in supply chains, a handbook is being developed with support from the ENHANCE Project.
Government to upgrade child labour data software with ILO support
15 March 2020
The new system which will help to effectively monitor child labour situation in Viet Nam will be in place by the end of April.
ILO global report sheds light on the youth employment challenge in Asia-Pacific
09 March 2020
The deterioration in Asia and the Pacific of a number of youth labour market indicators calls for a renewed focus on integrated, gender-responsive labour market policies to address the youth employment challenge.
Women need more choices in migration
08 March 2020
The report ‘More choices, more power: Opportunities for women’s empowerment in labour migration from Viet Nam’ discusses socio-economic changes that a sample of migrant and non-migrant women experienced over the 2012-18 period.
The second steering committee of the Luxembourg-funded ILO Project Support to the extension of Social Health Protection in Southeast Asia, takes place in Lao People's Democratic Republic.
17 February 2020
Key stakeholders and partners of the ILO-Luxembourg funded Project gather to discuss progress, 2019 challenges and opportunities, and provide guidance on the implementation of the project in 2020.
Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows
20 January 2020
A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.
“100 days without accidents” builds up momentum for work safety
17 January 2020
A campaign promotes the links between work safety and productivity in the woodwork and supporting industries in Viet Nam.
Campaign improves law compliance in Dong Nai’s woodwork industry
12 January 2020
The 2019 Labour Inspection Campaign included a mix of inspection, training and communication activities which engaged employers and workers in the industry nationwide to raise their awareness of the importance of labour law compliance.
2019: Viet Nam’s labour issues in pictures
30 December 2019
Look back at the events that shaped the year 2019 in labour and employment areas in Viet Nam
Public attitudes towards migrant workers remain unfavourable in ASEAN destination countries
18 December 2019
Despite their positive contribution, public attitudes towards migrant workers remain unfavourable in ASEAN destination countries, new ILO and UN Women study reveals.