Free advisory package helps electronics factories enhance social dialogue and working conditions

The Programme opens for registration until 18 April 2022.

News | 04 April 2022
HANOI (ILO News) – The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Viet Nam have launched the Advisory Programme to support electronics manufacturers to improve working conditions and industrial relations at the workplace.

The programme themed “Towards a sustainable and resilient electronics industry in Viet Nam” will be open for registration until 18 April 2022. Electronics manufacturers who want to join the free advisory services are encouraged to read the Registration Guide and send the Registration Form by the deadline.

The programme aims to provide timely support to electronics enterprises in the process of COVID-19 crisis recovery through:
  • Enhancing understanding and application of Viet Nam’s labour laws and International Labour Standards
  • Building capacity for a core team of managerial staff and union members at the workplace
  • Applying effectively management principles at electronics factories
  • Integrating better into the global electronics supply chain.
The programme is supported by the European Union and other donors in the framework of the ILO’s Sustainable supply chains to build forward better project and receives technical assistance from Better Work Viet Nam.

Participants will benefit from a package of advisory services worth US$15,000 for comprehensive improvement, including:
  • Onsite compliance advisory services from ILO-trained enterprise advisers, including customized improvement roadmap
  • 20 places in a series of standard and elective courses (with certificates)
  • Three quarterly industry seminars tailored to electronics manufacturers
  • Support for self-diagnosis and needs identification
  • Four “Factory Ambassadors” sessions for factory compliance staff and workers’ representatives
  • E-learning courses.
This programme is designed for enterprises in the electronics sector with the need and commitment to enhance operational efficiency and working conditions regardless of size, ownership or geographic location. All enterprises in the electronics supply chain are encouraged to apply. Participants will be selected based on their need for technical assistance, commitment to improvement, and capacity to join all activities of the programme.