Tim De Meyer, Senior Advisor on Standards Policy at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) (Source: VNA) The revised Labour Code, which was adopted by the National Assembly in November 2019, has helped Vietnam reach closer to international labour standards, according to experts. Tim De Meyer, Senior Advisor on Standards Policy at the International Labour Organisation (ILO), granted an interview to reporters on this issue. Question: What are the significant changes in the draft revised Labour Code? And what do they mean to Vietnamese labourers? Answer: The Labour Code in Vietnam is a very comprehensive document that deals with many issues, such as employment contracts, the ability of workers to negotiate with their employers, minimum standards for working conditions, protection of safety and health and so on. Question: Vietnam’s Labour Code is now better in line with international labour standards. Can you explain this point? Answer: I think the most significant progress towards better alignment with International Labour Standards is the right of employers and workers to organise, which means to form organisations representing them to engage in meaningful negotiations about working conditions. It’s very meaningful because it will enable employers and workers to adjust to changes in the labour market… Read full this story
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