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August 2020

  1. Trinh Ngoc Hoa’s message on child labour

    24 August 2020

    Trinh dropped out of school at a young age and started to work collecting lotus flowers and transporting cucumbers. With the ILO’s support, he is receiving vocational training to become a mechanic. Listen to his message to world leaders about ending child labour.

July 2020

  1. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  2. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

June 2020

  1. © Jean‐Pierre Pellissier / ILO 2022

    COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs

    18 June 2020

    The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...

  2. Video message of a girl child on impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

    10 June 2020

    In times of crisis, children are often the first to suffer. This video message provides the voice of a girl on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on her family life.

  3. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

May 2020

  1. Business Continuity Planning: How it can help your business survive COVID-19

    15 May 2020

    This video shows how an enterprise can survive COVID-19 by developing a six-step business continuity plan (BCP).

April 2020

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    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

  2. COVID-19 impact on Lam Viet Furniture in Viet Nam

    09 April 2020

    In this film, Nguyen Thanh Lam, Director of Lam Viet JSC, a SCORE-trained furniture manufacturer in Binh Duong province, Viet Nam, discusses the unprecedented challenges faced by the company during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. Occupational safety and health tips for workplaces

    02 April 2020

    Adequate safety and health measures at work can play a crucial role in containing the spread of the disease, while protecting workers and society at large. Governments, employers and workers all have a role to play in tackling COVID-19 crisis, and their collaboration is key.

March 2020

  1. Working through COVID-19

    17 March 2020

    A strong social safety net will help mitigate the employment impact of COVID-19.

  2. 5 Things to know for effective teleworking

    16 March 2020

    Jon Messenger, the ILO's expert on working conditions, shares his top five tips for effective teleworking during the COVID-19 crisis.

February 2020

  1. Viet Nam's trade union: Advancement for workers' rights

    10 February 2020

    Viet Nam’s trade union has been adapting itself to the new socio-economic situation to work more effectively for the legitimate rights and benefits of its members. Union right is the right of every Vietnamese worker.

January 2020

  1. 2019 Viet Nam Labour Forum on the future of work

    20 January 2020

    ILO Viet Nam's last biggest event in 2019 was perhaps the first Viet Nam Labour Forum entitled “Future of work - The choice of Viet Nam”. Let’s have another look at the event.

November 2019

  1. Voices from the world of work: Social protection matters

    28 November 2019

    While almost 90 percent of Viet Nam population is covered by a public health insurance, one third of the labour force has no access to unemployment benefits, and two third don't receive a pension. These gaps matter in the life of a motorbike driver in Hanoi.

  2. Voices from the world of work: Industrial relations matter

    28 November 2019

    A story of a garment worker shows how important communications channels between factory management and workers are.

  3. Voices from the world of work: Skills development matters

    28 November 2019

    A story of female IT workers shows that young women can do technology-based jobs which are mostly dominated by men in Viet Nam.

October 2019

  1. Guidance on Trade Union engagement in labour dispute settlement and proceedings in the courts

    15 October 2019

    The guidance was developed by ILO-NIRF/Japan project and Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor to provide trade union officials in litigation processes and practical examples for reference in representing and protecting workers' rights.

September 2019

  1. ILO-Viet Nam cooperation for decent work

    16 September 2019

    The 30-minute programme was broadcast on the national television VTV4 on 15 September 2019.

August 2019

  1. ILO 100 Years – Journey for Social Justice: Shared ideals with Ho Chi Minh

    26 August 2019

    The film shows the historical journey of the International Labour Oganization (ILO), Viet Nam, and President Ho Chi Minh who shared same values and ideals since 1919.