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Vietnam labor federation wants minimum wage raised 8 pct

Vietnam General Confederation of Labor proposed an 8.18 percent increase in minimum wages while VCCI, which represents employers, suggested 2 percent.

Workers’ well-being in the crosshairs as NA debates overtime extension

Workers’ health and well-being took centerstage as Vietnamese parliament discussed raising the annual overtime limit to 400 hours.

Logistics industry faces dire labor shortage

Vietnam’s logistics industry will need an extra two million workers by 2030, but vocational schools are not up to producing them.
May 17, 2019 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Unsatisfactory pay, career path make Vietnamese quit jobs: survey

According to 47 percent of Vietnamese companies, their employees quit because of unsatisfactory salaries, a survey has found.
April 15, 2019 | 08:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam labor unions, businesses remain locked in minimum wage dispute

The second meeting on minimum wages for next year has failed to reconcile two organizations at loggerheads over the issue.
July 27, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Helicopter lifts 26 Vietnamese to safety in Laos

The 26 Vietnamese people trapped in the aftermath of the dam collapse in Laos have been airlifted to safety.
July 25, 2018 | 10:29 pm GMT+7

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers: analysts

The rise of robots in manufacturing in Southeast Asia is likely to fuel modern slavery as workers have to compete for low-paid jobs.
July 12, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Adidas, Nike urged to ensure fair wages for Asian workers making World Cup kits

'The brands decided to spend their money on football players rather than on the workers stitching their shirts and shoes.'
June 12, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Rights group hits Amazon, Foxconn over China labor conditions

Excessive hours, low wages, inadequate training and an overreliance on temporary workers show law violation.
June 11, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Expose of labor abuse brews trouble for 'slave-free' Indian tea

Farmers lived below the poverty line and workers faced beatings and sexual violence and having wages and benefits withheld.
May 31, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Vietnamese workers find new jobs after S Korean boss disappears owing $1.37 mln

A Hong Kong firm has offered to pay 600 of them $220 per month, but many are still clinging on to government support.
March 12, 2018 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese workers abandoned by S. Korean employer promised new jobs

15 companies have agreed to take in the unfortunate workers after their employer disappeared without paying them salaries.
March 06, 2018 | 08:47 am GMT+7

The hard workers behind your glamorous Tet blossoms

Every year, southern farmers migrate to Saigon to take care of plants and flowers for Lunar New Year decorations.
February 15, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Hundreds of workers besiege Saigon garment factory to demand wages

Desperate workers and their children are holding out for payment ahead of the Lunar New Year.
January 15, 2018 | 06:41 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
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