17 September 2014
By Phu Huynh, labour economist of the International Labour Organization in Asia and the Pacific
27 August 2014
A new International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.
04 August 2014
The two-day event aims to promote safe labour migration through sharing journalists’ experience and skills in reporting the issues.
27 June 2014
New ILO study shows that social protection plays a key role in helping people living with HIV to keep their jobs and follow treatment.
18 June 2014
UN Secretary-General calls on governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives.
12 June 2014
On 12 June, the International World Day against Child Labour, the ILO’s Red Card campaign kicks off with an original song, 'Til Everyone Can See, by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and violinist Ann Marie Simpson, with featured artists Travis Barker, Minh Dang, Dominic Lewis, LIZ, Pharrell Williams, and Hans Zimmer.
12 June 2014
National football team striker Le Cong Vinh holds up his Red Card and joins ILO cause against child labour on the World Day Against Child Labour (12 June).
03 June 2014
A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) presents the latest social security trends and finds that most people are without adequate social protection at a time when it is most needed.
29 May 2014
The National Assembly’s appraisal report on the draft Social Insurance Law agreed on the new pension formula that is closer to the international standards but wanted to raise retirement age only among the groups of high-skilled and management workers.
28 May 2014
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for fair migration policies and stronger measures against forced labour at the opening of the 103rd session of the International Labour Conference.
29 April 2014
A special award on the Labour Code has also been given to a VTV 4 journalist.
18 April 2014
The Law on Persons with Disabilities has been an optional course at one of the Viet Nam’s top law schools since 2012 with the support from the International Labour Organization and the Irish Government.
17 April 2014
Photo exhibition to celebrate Vietnamese Day for People with Disabilities
16 April 2014
A new decree will take effect in May, requiring employers to cover insurances for domestic workers, give them weekly rests and pay them no less than minimum wages.
24 March 2014
The first Viet Nam Labour Market Update which aims to analyse new trends in the labour market for better labour and employment policy-making has been completed with ILO’s technical and financial support.
19 March 2014
After reaching one fourth of Viet Nam’s garment exporters in the south, the programme which aims to improve export industries’ performance and competitiveness will also expand to footwear industry.
14 March 2014
The first national data show that 1.75 million Vietnamese children are child workers. The rate of child labour in Viet Nam is lower than the world's average and very close to the regional figure.
12 March 2014
The Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, known as Convention 187, is expected to help the country with its work safety laws and international trade negotiations.
18 February 2014
The ILO and its partners have agreed to expand a major programme aiming to improve the export industries’ performance and competitiveness in the next five years.
06 January 2014
A public event organized in the mountainous area of Quang Ngai Province offered future migrant workers a chance to learn about safe migration.