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2020 Action month for labour safety, hygiene launched

2020 Action month for labour safety, hygiene launched

09/05/2020
On May 08th, 2020, in Hanoi, Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs in cooperation with Vietnam General Confederation held the Action month and Worker's Month 2020. attending the launching ceremony were Mr. Dao Ngoc Dung - Minister of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs; Mr. Nguyen Dinh Khang - President of Vietnam General Confederation; Mr.Chang Hee Lee – Director of ILO Vietnam; representatives from the Ministries, sectors, and the member of the Central Steering Committee of Action month for labour safety, hygiene, Worker's month 2020.
G20 Labour and Employment Minister’s Statement on COVID-19

G20 Labour and Employment Minister’s Statement on COVID-19

27/04/2020
Taking place in the context of the outbreak of COVID-19, which requires global coordination and response, the "G20 Special Conference of Labour and Employment Ministers on COVID-19" was held at 18:00 (Hanoi time) April 23. The Conference issued the Statement on COVID-19.
Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extension

Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extension

17/04/2020
 The Centre of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has announced that the Republic of Korea will automatically offer a 50-day extension for Vietnamese labourers whose contracts have expired.
Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extension

Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extension

16/04/2020
The Centre of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs has announced that the Republic of Korea will automatically offer a 50-day extension for Vietnamese labourers whose contracts have expired.
Vietnam to suspend labour export until end of April

Vietnam to suspend labour export until end of April

06/04/2020
According to the Document No. 02/CD-LDTBXH dated April 3rd, 2020, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) asked the Departmen of Overseas Labour to order businesses to suspend sending workers abroad until the end of April.
Hanoi: Over 68,000 labourers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Hanoi: Over 68,000 labourers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

02/04/2020
As many as 68,184  labourers had lost their jobs or been affected amid the COVID-19 pandemic as many enterprises in Hanoi have been forced to scale down production or temporarily suspended operations, the municipal Confederation of Labour announced on April 1.  
Minister Dao Ngoc Dung: “The Labour Code will pave the way for a healthy and integrated labour market”

Minister Dao Ngoc Dung: “The Labour Code will pave the way for a healthy and integrated labour market”

17/03/2020
Minister Dao Ngoc Dung said that the National Assembly's adoption of the Labour Code is a significant decision because the Code has a wide range of subjects involving dozens of millions of workers in both formal and informal sectors across the country.
Vietnam halts sending workers to coronavirus-hit regions

Vietnam halts sending workers to coronavirus-hit regions

27/02/2020
Minister of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs has requested employment agencies to suspend taking Vietnamese guest workers to regions hit by the new coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 disease.