Ho Chi Minh City has been sending workers abroad under various programmes in recent years, but challenges still exist, especially in training, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs.
With e-commerce and automation changing the landscape of the logistics sector dramatically, there will be a focus on re-skilling the existing workforce in technology, which will improve the competitiveness of the logistics industry.
Delegates at a seminar in Hanoi on April 21 discussed the need to connect higher education institutions with businesses in training high-quality agricultural workforce.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) targets 32.3 percent of the workforce nationwide joining social insurance in 2019, 33.9 percent in 2020, and 35.6 percent in 2021.
The maritime shipping sector is facing difficulties caused by strong drops in its workforce.
Vu Thi Lan had worked for 10 years at an electronic assembly factory in the Quang Minh Industrial Zone (IZ) when she received her pink slip in mid-April.
To develop specialities in Vietnam’s workforce requires training in specialised skills.
The Vietnam government is hoping to delay the age at which people stop working and retire, according to plans from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (Molisa).