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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Tags: ILO convention
Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs
Against the backdrop of increasing globalization, Vietnam has signed dozens of FTAs, of which CPTPP and EVFTA are two new-generation FTAs of special significance. Unlike traditional FTAs, new-generation FTAs also require member states to fulfill non-commercial commitments. This article analyzes the similarities and differences between Vietnam’s law and the labor commitments under EVFTA and CPTPP and puts forth suggestions for the effective implementation of these commitments.
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights
A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
Participation in ILO convention in line with Vietnams international integration Participation in ILO convention in line with Vietnam’s international integration
Vietnam’s participation in the International Labor Organization Convention 98 on the application of principles of the right to organize and bargain collectively is in line with the Party and State’s guidelines in international integration of labor and society.
Labor inspectorate moves toward institutional reforms Labor inspectorate moves toward institutional reforms
Challenges facing labor inspectorates nowadays transcend the number of inspectors available to enforce laws. Changes in the workplace, from the growth of the informal sector and the fissuring of the traditional employment relationship to the decline of trade unions and emergence of new forms of workplace risk make the task facing labor inspectors far more complicated.
Trade union law reform and industrial relations in Vietnam Trade union law reform and industrial relations in Vietnam
The Vietnamese trade union, since its founding in 1929, has played a special role in the social and political structure of the country. The evolution of trade union legislation vividly reflects the union’s role and its connection with national development.
Vietnam joins convention on compulsory labor Vietnam joins convention on compulsory labor
State President Nguyen Minh Triet on January 29 signed the International Labor Organization (ILO)’s Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labor, prohibiting all forms of compulsory or forced labor.

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