Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai (R) and ILO Director Chang-hee Lee (Photo: VNA)


 

Hanoi (VNA) – Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation
Commission Truong Thi Mai has praised the International Labour Organisation’s
support for Vietnam in building legal frameworks relating to labour standards
and social security.



Mai affirmed they are valuable, necessary contributions to Vietnam during its
renewal process, thus contributing to harmonising international commitments
that the country has engaged during law implementation at a reception for ILO
Director Chang-hee Lee in Hanoi on August 16.



The ILO Director, for his part, said ILO in Vietnam is trying to connect and
associate with Vietnam in addressing problems in issues related to workers and
labour relations.



The ILO is piloting some initiatives in small- and medium-sized enterprises in
southern Dong Nai and Binh Duong provinces, aiming to improve labour
productivity and raise workers’ income, he said, adding the initiatives are
expected to expanded to the groups of garment, wood processing, electronics and
seafood businesses.



He shared Mai’s opinions on salary, retirement age and overtime, saying that
they are also the ILO’s interest, and his organisation will continue helping Vietnam
in completing related policies and laws.-VNA