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Vietnamese province forks out salaries to workers abandoned by S Korean employer

The company's director has reportedly left Vietnam, hanging hundreds of employees out to dry before the Tet holiday.

Illegal Vietnamese workers arrested in Thailand amid large-scale crackdown

The group said they were on their way home for Tet after they were discovered crammed in the back of a van.

Vietnam’s garment workers dangling on a thread at bottom of income divide: Oxfam

‘One pair of shoes that we make is valued more than our whole month’s salary.’
January 22, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Grab, Uber drivers protest in Hanoi after ride-hailing firms jack up commission

Drivers worry that the new commision could cost them their vehicles, which they had bought using borrowed money. 
January 15, 2018 | 05:51 pm GMT+7

600 workers go on strike in Saigon after S Korean director disappears owing wages

The company owes nearly $1.35 million in wages and social insurance contributions, according to sources.
January 12, 2018 | 03:49 pm GMT+7

Despite 2nd fastest wage bump in Asia, Vietnamese workers barely make ends meet

Overtime is the only way some workers can afford to eat.
January 06, 2018 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's productivity lags behind Laos

The productivity gap between Vietnam and its neighbors is widening due to outdated technology and a low-skilled workforce.
December 29, 2017 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese businesses balk at raising minimum wage every year: commerce chamber

Businesses claim that rapidly rising minimum wages have been causing them difficulties.
December 27, 2017 | 06:04 pm GMT+7

6 Vietnamese workers arrested for illegal logging in Taiwan

The group is accused of breaking their registered work contracts and cutting down protected trees to sell to criminal organizations.
December 21, 2017 | 11:17 am GMT+7

Vietnam's PM signs off on lowest ever minimum-wage bump

The lowest nominal wage increase in 11 years is unlikely to help workers sustain their basic needs, the labor confederation has warned.
December 11, 2017 | 09:26 pm GMT+7

Samsung dismisses labor abuse claims in Vietnam

Samsung said a sample size of 45 female workers is insufficient to conclude its workers suffer from health problems like fatigue, dizziness and miscarriages.
November 26, 2017 | 11:31 am GMT+7

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.
November 21, 2017 | 04:08 pm GMT+7

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.
October 18, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

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
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