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Unions in Vietnam build capacity on labour relations

17 May, 2021Vietnam ratified ILO Convention 98 on the right to organize and collective bargaining in July 2019. Last month, Vietnamese unionists met to discuss industrial relations and collective bargaining as part of IndustriALL’s South East Asia union building project supported by Swedish Union to Union.

Passion for better lives in Myanmar

31 March, 2015After fifty years of military rule, Myanmar is taking steps towards becoming a democracy and a new industrial tiger. Workers are impatient in their desire for a better life, and they know they need unions for creating a durable change.

Inditex supplier union network launched in Vietnam

14 November, 2016IndustriALL Global Union, with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, held a two-day seminar in DaNang with the base unions of Inditex suppliers in Vietnam.

Vietnam – 90,000 workers strike over social security

9 April, 2015A weeklong strike at a Taiwanese owned factory in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam, producing for among others Nike and Adidas has come to an end after the government agreed to hold off suggested changes to the social insurance coverage.

Vietnam raises minimum wage 12.4%

10 September, 2015IndustriALL Global Union welcomes the latest minimum wage increase by Vietnam’s National Wage Council. Coming into effect on 1 January 2016 the 12.4 per cent raise continues the country’s road to a living wage.

Inditex supplier unions meet in Hanoi to boost industrial relations

13 October, 2017Thirty-three trade union leaders from Inditex supplier garment factory unions gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam from 6-7 October, for the second annual meeting to review their network’s activities for 2017, exchange best practices and set the agenda for 2018. 

South East Asian cement workers demand an end to unfair competition

25 July, 2019IndustriALL Global Union’s South East Asia affiliates call upon governments take action to stop unfair competition and protect cement workers in the region.

Vietnamese unions support ratification of convention on abolition of forced labour

7 July, 2020IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Vietnam welcome the the Vietnamese National Assembly’s unanimous approval of ratification of ILO C105 on abolition of forced labour and commit to play a leading role in eliminating forced labour in manufacturing industries.