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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.

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 ...

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

Vietnam’s employers, unions fight again over wage increase

Businesses offered 5 percent while the labor federation insisted on 13.3 percent.
June 28, 2017 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Will Vietnamese workers have a place in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Most of them cannot afford to prepare themselves for the wave of automation, or even worry about it.
May 25, 2017 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese worker stabbed to death by burglar in Angola

A worrying number of Vietnamese workers have been killed by robbers in the African country.
April 17, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Mass fight breaks out at Samsung plant in northern Vietnam

A witness said a male worker was caught into a fight with guards at the plant.
February 28, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to send more skilled workers abroad to curb unemployment

More than one million Vietnamese were unemployed last year, including many college graduates.
February 15, 2017 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s labor union bristles at plan to double overtime limit

Bringing the cap to 600 hours a year will allow employers to exhaust their workers and cut back hiring, it says.
January 04, 2017 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's skilled workers prefer jobs overseas: report

Vietnam, in contrast, has become a potential market for senior personnel.
December 30, 2016 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam weighs doubling overtime limit following calls from foreign firms

The proposed new cap on overtime in Vietnam is still lower than its neighbors.
December 12, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Foreign firms call for Vietnam to increase overtime limit

Both companies and workers are keen to capitalize on extra hours and productivity.
December 06, 2016 | 05:52 pm GMT+7

HCM City workers go home early after refusing worms for lunch at Chinese factory

On October 29, 109 factory workers suffered food poisoning at a Chinese-owned factory in Ho Chi Minh City, prompting a boycott on the company canteen.
November 06, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

3 shot dead, 15 injured in alleged land dispute in Central Highlands

Hundreds of police officers are hunting for the gunmen who fled the scene.
October 23, 2016 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Singapore MP sorry for "time-bombs" comment about South Asian workers

A Singaporean MP who said crowds of South Asian workers were "walking time-bombs" who needed to be fenced off from residential areas in the city-state's Indian quarter apologised ...
April 08, 2016 | 03:36 pm GMT+7