Preparatory meeting for Action month for labour safety, hygiene(04-12-2019)

On April 11th, 2019, in Hanoi, Central Steering Committee for Action month for labour safety, hygiene held the meeting on preparing for Action month for labour safety, hygiene 2019. Attending the meeting were Deputy Minister of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung, Permanent Vice Chairman of Central Steering committee for Action month for labour safety, hygiene; Vice President of Quang Nam Provincial People's Commitee Le Van Thanh; member of the Central Steering Committee and representatives from relating Ministries, sectors

Social insurance office targets 32.3% in coverage in 2019(04-08-2019)

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) targets 32.3% of the workforce nationwide joining social insurance in 2019, 33.9% in 2020, and 35.6% in 2021. Besides, it also aims to increase the coverage of unemployment insurance in 2019, 2020 and 2021 respectively at 27.3%, 28.6% and 29.8%.

Japan largest market for Vietnamese guest workers(04-04-2019)

According to the statistics from the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Japan has received more than 7,100 Vietnamese guest workers in March, Japan is the largest market for this group of jobseekers.

Roundtable on labour and social welfare between Vietnam – Lao(03-29-2019)

On March 27th, 2019, in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democracy Republic, the Roundtable on labour and social welfare between the Delegation from Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Laos. This is an activity prior to the 6th Ministerial Meeting on Labour and Social welfare Vietnam – Laos.

Training skillful workers is utmost importance(01-19-2019)

Vocational training must be at the breakthrough of the sector of labour – invalids and social affairs focus in order to meet the demands for high-quality human resources in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said. “Vietnamese labourers must be well-prepared so that they are able to work in more complex industries and earn higher incomes”, Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam underlined while attending a Online Conference to launch tasks of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on January 18.

Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep receives Director General of the Department of International Relations, Ministry of Labour and Employment from Republic of Korea (12-14-2018)

On December 13, 2018, at the Headquarters of the Ministry, Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep had a cordial meeting with Mr. Kim Dae Hwan Director General of the Department of International Relations (Ministry of Labour and Employment of Korea). Attending the meeting were Leaders from Department of International Cooperation, Department of Overseas Labour, Center of Overseas Labour, Department of Employment.

Regional monthly minimum wage to rise in January 2019(12-14-2018)

Regional monthly minimum wage applied to labourers working under contracts in Vietnam will range from 2.92 million VND (125 USD) to 4.18 million VND (180 USD), depending on each region, as from January 2019.

Outstanding firms for labourers to be honoured(12-13-2018)

A ceremony to honour the 60 outstanding businesses for labourers is set to be held in Hanoi on December 15, heard a press conference announcing the 2018 ranking on December 12.

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Highlights

Vietnam - Laos Ministerial Meeting on Labour and Social Welfare: Expanding cooperation agreements in many important areasForum shares experience in ensuring social welfare for vulnerable groupsDeputy Minister Doan Mau Diep awarded the Medal for the cause of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs to the Republic of Korean Embassy Counselor to VietnamMinister Dao Ngoc Dung receives and works with the Delegation from Tyrol State, AustriaVietnam and Romania sign the cooperation on labour and social securitySigning cooperation on labour, employment and social security between Vietnam – Bulgaria Promoting Gender equality in the digital age and integrationJapan wants to cooperate with Vietnam in high quality human resource trainingThe Prime Minister asks for efforts to reduce drug supply, demand and impactObjective programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-2020 period Improving the quality of dispatching Vietnamese labourers working abroadMinister Dao Ngoc Dung receives Japanese Ambassador to VietnamVietnam - Saudi Arabia to enhance cooperation on labor and employmentDeputy Minister Dao Hong Lan welcomed Vietnam delegation back from the 11th ASEAN Skills Competition 2016Minister Dao Ngoc Dung had a meeting with press agencies of Ministry of Labours-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA)