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Vietnamese backpackers, students getting ripped off for casual labor in Australia: survey

From fruit pickers to dish washers, most workers know they are earning way below the minimum wage.

Saigon will need 70,000 new employees by year-end: report

Workers will be needed most in the retail sector as businesses rush to cope with the year-end shopping spree.

500 workers go on strike in central Vietnam over unreasonable pay

The company switched to paying workers based on the number of products they make, forcing them to work overtime for less money.
October 17, 2017 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

It's about 400 people ranging from associates to team leaders to supervisors.
October 14, 2017 | 10:47 am GMT+7

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

'I thought it would happen eventually because we work like crazy... like a slave.'
October 13, 2017 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Criticized for overlooking slavery risks, L'Oreal keeps eye on mica, executive says

Some of the world's top brands, do not report the risks of slavery associated with mica, a sparkly mineral used in makeup.
October 06, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Low-skilled Vietnamese laborers at risk of losing jobs to automation: report

With advancements in automation, soon enough cheap labor will no longer be Vietnam's key selling point. 
September 27, 2017 | 10:51 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan

When they were at sea, the fishermen were sometimes made to work for 48 consecutive hours without rest.
September 20, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam scrutinizes why so many women are being fired from industrial zones

Women aged over 35 accounted for 80 percent of factory workers who were fired or quit last year.
September 13, 2017 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese workers end 5-day strike after company scraps draconian death leave rule

Thousands of workers will no longer have their salaries slashed if they take time off when a family member dies.
September 12, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

6,000 workers go on strike at Vietnam's factory

The workers protested against unreasonable rules, including a required three-day notice to take leave for a death in the family.
September 07, 2017 | 08:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam proposes amendments to stalled TPP trade deal at Sydney talks: sources

Vietnam's desire to shelve the IP provisions around pharmaceutical data is likely to win broad support.
August 29, 2017 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Unpaid workers go on strike at ministry-run transport firm in Vietnam

Medical insurance and holiday bonuses have also been cut by the company.
August 23, 2017 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Blow to workers' union as Vietnam set for 11-year-low minimum wage bump

The 6.5 percent increase is only half of what the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor was lobbying for.
August 07, 2017 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Trafficked, beaten, abused: life of a Nigerian house girl

Many girls are sent away by their parents who cannot afford to feed or school them, while others provide for their families.
July 24, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7