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Vietnamese domestic workers vulnerable to abuse: ILO

Posted by jaypee 343 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese domestic workers are not protected within the country and in foreign labor markets, becoming extremely vulnerable to abuse, according to a new report issued by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

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S Korea simplifies procedures for return of illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 350 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – South Korea has been implementing a voluntary home-return registration programme for illegal foreigners since May 22, Viet Nam's Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Ministry's overseas labourers management department said.

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S.Korea opens door again for Vietnamese workers after drop in illegal stays

Posted by jaypee 407 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese workers go through some procedures before flying to work in South Korea. Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency

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Vietnamese, Malaysian trade unions ink deal on protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 436 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Leaders of Vietnamese and Malaysian trade unions agreed here on Monday to cooperate in protecting Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia, one of the top four destination countries for Vietnamese workers.

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Vietnam plans to officially send workers to Thailand this year

Posted by jaypee 444 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese can start working in Thailand in the next few months under a new labor pact being discussed by the two countries, which have struggled to find a good solution for illegal workers.

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Vietnam’s migrant labourers: Going to debt mountain

Posted by jaypee 467 days ago Vietnam
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BROKERS’ billboards outside Tan Lieu, a poor rural community in northern Vietnam, advertise “Labour Export”—jobs abroad. Vietnam’s youthful population of 90m adds up to 1.5m each year to the growing work pool. But economic growth, at 6%, is not fast enough to keep all of them employed. Dreaming of fortune, young Vietnamese are pouring overseas as maids, build

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Foreign workers to pay compulsory premiums in Vietnam

Posted by jaypee 475 days ago Vietnam
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Foreign workers in Vietnam will be required to pay social insurance premiums starting in 2018, when the country plans to expand its social safety net.

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Vietnamese-worker registration planned

Posted by jaypee 502 days ago Vietnam
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The Labour Ministry likely will begin registering illegal Vietnamese workers in March, giving them legal status much as the government did with labourers from three Asean neighbours last year.

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