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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]

Is the minimum wage structure sustainable? 2017-09-12 [VN Express]

6,000 workers go on strike at Vietnam's garment factory 2017-09-11 [VN Express]

Around 6,000 workers strike at Vietnam garment factory: media 2017-09-11 [Reuters]

Labour confederation ready to support Cuban workers’ union 2017-08-31 [+]

Move to Independent Labor Unions Stalls 2017-08-23 [Bloomberg BNA ]

Blow to workers' union as Vietnam set for 11-year-low minimum wage bump 2017-08-23 [VN Express]

Wage Increase Vexes Both Employers and Employees 2017-08-23 [Bloomberg BNA]

Mekong Delta fights for survival amidst climate change and unbridled development 2017-08-15 [Equal Times]

Older workers being pushed out to be replaced by cheaper young workers 2017-08-08 [VietnamNet]

Firms move to push out veteran labourers 2017-08-06 [Vietnam Net]

Trade unions adopt new approach to communicate with workers 2017-06-27 [Vietnam+]

Sleepless: confessions of Hanoi night workers 2017-06-27 [VNExpress]

Sleepless: Saigon edition 2017-06-27 [VNExpress]

Grab or xe om? The clashing paths of Vietnamese drivers 2017-06-27 [VNExpress]

10,000 Vinasun cabbies seek permission for rally against Uber, Grab 2017-06-27 [Tuoi Tre]

Đình công tự phát: wildcat strikes in post-socialist Vietnam 2017-06-27 [Chuang]

#Land disputes in #Vietnam: the #SocialNetworks mobilise 2017-06-12 [equal times]

Labor exporters suspend sending Viet construction and domestic workers to Qatar 2017-06-10 [Nikkei ]

ASEAN labor officials prepare action on Vientiane declaration 2017-04-21 [JP]

Foreign workers may be forced to pay social insurance in Vietnam 2017-04-20 [vnexpress]

Workers’ rentals: unrealistic policies don’t help 2017-04-17 [vietnamnews]

Cut in unemployment payments good for firms. And for workers? 2017-04-17 [vietnamnews]

Supply of skilled tourism workers falls short 2017-04-11 [vietnamnews]

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