The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is beneficial for both Hanoi and Brussels, but is Vietnam keeping its end of the bargain on labor rights ?
About 1.3 million people in Vietnam became unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said at a press conference on the country’s labor and employment situation held in Hanoi on Wednesday.
A new piece of legislation to take effect on February 1 will grant bonus pay to female workers who do not plan to take menstrual leave and are approved to work on their periods by their employers. The provision was mentioned in…
Government Decree No. 135/2020/ND-CP, effective as of January 1, 2021, states that starting next year, the new retirement age will be 60 years 3 months for men and 55 years 4 months for women. SGGP has conducted an interview with…
Workers will have 19 days on the public holidays on full pay in 2021. When a public holiday falls on a weekend – either Saturday or Sunday – the following days will be observed as a paid holiday.
Ngo Minh Hieu, a convicted hacker who once stole the personal information of 200 million Americans, has recently been recruited by Vietnam’s National Cybersecurity Center (NCSC).
The next Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday will last seven days starting February 10, the Government Office announced Thursday.
Starting next year, the retirement age will be increased to 60 years and three months for men and 55 years and four months for women.
Average wages at multinationals and domestic enterprises in Vietnam respectively rose 6.5 percent and 5.2 percent this year, the lowest levels in a decade.
f Japan intends to keep relations warm with Vietnam, the government needs to scrap the long-troubled TITP, which stands accused of enabling labor rights abuses.
A lot needs to be improved in the mechanism for recruiting, using, and remunerating talent in Vietnam, experts said at a recent forum.
According to US-based management consulting firm, McKinsey, Generation Z (Gen Z) is the cohort born between 1995 and 2010, and are currently between the ages of nine and 24-years old.
For decades, millions of Vietnamese relied on the country’s export-oriented economy to provide them with work. Then the pandemic hit. Now the country is bracing for its slowest growth in 20 years in spite of its relative success in containing…
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed Vietnam’s housekeeping market. Housekeepers, who used to have the upper hand in bargaining with clients, now have to scrape by to pick up jobs.
Finding employment in Vietnam’s major cities is increasingly becoming a major issue for those affected by the current economic slowdown caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
As a lucrative deal with the EU looms the country is rushing to repair its reputation on human rights, which has been plagued by reports of forced labour
The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted about 31 million workers in Vietnam, with 900,000 out of work and nearly 18 million people receiving less income than before, a government agency said on Friday.
Many textiles and footwear businesses are letting thousands of employees go as the Covid-19 pandemic cuts new orders.
With the country an attractive software outsourcing destination for multinationals, Vietnam’s recruitment demand for IT staff has quadrupled in the last decade.
Vietnamese legislators are discussing whether to join Convention 105 (C105) on the abolition of forced labor at an ongoing National Assembly session.
The General Statistics Office (GSO) of Vietnam said on Friday an estimated five million workers and nearly 85 percent of companies in the country were negatively affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the first quarter of 2020.
It might strike people as a job for risk-taking men, but being a private investigator has attracted Vietnamese women, some of whom have had braved the job despite dangers and physical demands.