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Workers try to flee Vietnam's biggest city as coronavirus crisis worsens 2021-08-16 [Reuters]

COVID-19 Turned Vietnam’s State-Run Union’s Greatest Weakness Into Its Biggest Strength 2021-08-07 [The Diplomat]

Former editor and pro-democracy activist jailed 2021-07-15 [IFJ]

Independent journalist arrested for opposing socialist party 2021-07-05 [IFJ]

Labour Update #94 2021-01-18 [TinyLetter]

Implementing new Labour Code will expedite Viet Nam’s path to high income country 2021-01-11 [ILO]

Labour Update #93 2021-01-11 [TinyLetter]

Vietnam Labour Update #92 2021-01-04 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #91 2020-12-28 [TinyLetter]

Journalist arrested over infrastructure criticism 2020-12-22 [IFJ]

Labour Update #90 2020-12-20 [TinyLetter]

Govt to introduce extra pay for women’s work on period 2020-12-20 [Tuoi Tre News]

Labour Update #89 2020-12-14 [TinyLetter]

GrabBike riders strike over increased commission rate 2020-12-07 [VnExpress International]

Labour Update #88 2020-12-07 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #87 2020-11-30 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #86 2020-11-23 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #85 2020-11-16 [TinyLetter]

Challenges in Vietnam’s manufacturing M&A 2020-11-09 [Dezan Shira]

Labour Update #84 2020-11-09 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #83 2020-11-02 [TinyLetter]

Massive floods deliver fresh blow to Cambodia, Vietnam’s garment sector 2020-10-21 [Sourcing Journal]

Labour Update #82 2020-10-26 [TinyLetter]

Shifting away from enterprise unionism: experimenting with multi-employer collective bargaining in Vietnam 2020-10-07 [GLU]

Labour Update #81 2020-10-19 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #80 2020-10-12 [TinyLetter]

Prominent activist and journalist arrested in Ho Chi Minh 2020-10-09 [IFJ]

Labour Update #79 2020-10-05 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #78 2020-09-28 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #77 2020-09-21 [TinyLetter]

A new chapter in labour organizing 2020-09-08 [China Labour Bulletin]

Labour Update #75 2020-09-07 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #74 2020-08-31 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #73 2020-08-24 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #72 2020-08-17 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #71 2020-08-10 [TinyLetter]

Da Nang factories struggle to both keep production going and ensure employees’ safety 2020-08-06 [VN Express]

In the garment industry, social dialogue key to COVID-19 recovery 2020-08-03 [ILO]

Government eliminating forced prison labour for potential trade deal with EU 2020-07-30 [The Guardian]

Nearly one million unemployed due to COVID-19 2020-07-28 [VOA]

Labour Update #69 2020-07-27 [TinyLetter]

Unions support ratification of convention on abolition of forced labour 2020-07-08 [IndustriALL]

The role of labour activism in Vietnam’s coronavirus success 2020-07-02 [Equal Times]

The role of labour activism in the country's coronavirus success 2020-07-02 [Equal Times]

Labour Update #65 2020-06-22 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #64 2020-06-15 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #63 2020-06-08 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #61 2020-05-25 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #60 2020-05-18 [TinyLetter]

Labour Update #59 2020-05-11 [TinyLetter]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

24-09-1945 In Saigon, insurgent workers burn down important industrial buildings, attack the port and demonstrate in the streets. The city lacks supplies, water and electricity are cut off. [more]