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ILO welcomes vote to ratify ILO fundamental convention on collective bargaining 2019-06-16 [ILO]

Labor federation wants minimum wage raised 8 pct 2019-06-16 [VNExpress International]

Labour update #17 2019-06-16 [TinyLetter]

Labour update newsletter #16 2019-06-10 [[TinyLetter]]

Labour Update #15 2019-06-03 [TinyLetter]

Labour update newsletter #14 2019-05-28 [TinyLetter]

Trade union battles to protect workers' rights 2019-04-23 [The News]

No union, no problems: Anatomy of a wildcat strike in Vietnamese shoe factory 2019-04-04 [Notes from Below]

Việt Nam ratifies ILO Convention on employment for workers with disabilities 2019-03-28 [Vietnam News]

Vietnamese workers, streaming to Japan, face risks as labor system opens up 2019-03-21 [Today]

Textiles workers struggle to get by on just $50 a week 2019-03-08 [The News]

Taiwanese firm in Vietnam sacks 10,000 workers before Lunar New Year 2019-01-31 [The Express]

City trade unions ensure happy Tết for labourerS 2018-12-26 [The News]

Activist and journalist sentenced to four years jail 2018-09-21 [IFJ]

Workers Protest Proposed Lease of Economic Zones to China 2018-07-24 [The News Lens]

More than one worker in four barely make ends meet 2018-07-15 [Asian News]

Most workers said income sufficient to cover living expenses: survey 2018-07-15 [Vietnam Net]

Mass Protests Sweep Vietnam for the First Time in Decades 2018-06-24 [Truth Out]

Around 100 arrested during demonstrations over draft law for special economic zones that workers fear will be dominated by Chinese interests 2018-06-23 [SCMP]

Most protesting employees resume work 2018-06-23 [Vietnam.net]

Industrial zone workers struggle to make ends meet 2018-06-10 [Vietnam Net]

Aging population prompts Vietnam to look at raising retirement levels 2018-04-25 [The Express]

Thousands of Vietnamese workers take to highway to protest wage cuts 2018-03-24 [The Express]

Your cool new Samsung smartphone brought to you by noise, pain and miscarriages 2018-03-23 [USA Today]

Korean President Moon called on to stop Samsung Vietnam abuse 2018-03-22 [ITUC]

600 workers abandoned by Texwell Vina find new jobs 2018-03-13 [The News]

600 workers abandoned by Texwell Vina find new jobs 2018-03-13 [vietnamnews]

Province budget to pay for workers’ social insurance 2018-03-12 [vietnamnews]

Vietnamese workers find new jobs after S Korean boss disappears owing $1.37 mil 2018-03-12 [vnexpress]

Dialogue to solve workers’ problems in Đồng Nai 2018-03-09 [vietnamnews]

Female workers still barred from some jobs 2018-03-09 [Vietnam News]

Workers abandoned by S. Korean employer promised new jobs 2018-03-06 [The Express]

Ho Chi Minh City to spend over $100 million raising public sector pay in 2018 2018-03-01 [vnexpress]

Dong Nai finds jobs for 2,000 workers left unpaid 2018-03-01 [vietnamnet]

Free coaches bring workers home for Tet 2018-02-11 [Plus]

Crackdown on Rights Activists 2018-01-24 [Human Rights Watch]

Tet bonuses likely to be higher 2018-01-15 [Vietnam Net]

Better meals make better workers 2018-01-14 [Plus]

Regional conference highlight female labourers, trade union’s role 2017-12-07 [VietnamPlus]

Ministry inspects Samsung Vietnam over worker mistreatment 2017-11-29 [VietnamNet]

Samsung rejects NGO report on worker mistreatment 2017-11-29 [VietnamNet]

Union and environmental activist to be tried for abuse of democratic freedoms 2017-11-13 [RFA]

Uphill battle to ban use of cancer-linked white asbestos in Vietnam: experts 2017-10-09 [VN Express]

8,000 workers wildcat at footwear factory 2017-10-06 [libcom.org]

Large company in Hanoi has sacked 80 percent of workers, replacing them with robots 2017-09-29 [Vietnam Net ]

Workers to be given seven-day Lunar New Year break 2017-09-29 [VN Express]

Trade union relations set up between Vietnam and USA 2017-09-27 [VietnamNet]

Trade unions from Vietnam and Cuba strengthen traditional relationships 2017-09-27 [VNA]

Workers end 5-day strike after company scraps draconian death leave rule 2017-09-18 [VN Express]

6,000 workers involved in wildcat strike at clothing factory 2017-09-12 [libcom.org]

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