|Workers produce electronic components at the Korean firm Bluecom Vina Co., Ltd in the northern city of Hải Phòng. — VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam|
HÀ NỘI — The number of workers in the electronics industry is on the rise, and e-businesses will be a critical source of employment in the future. However, up to 80 per cent of such firms say they find it difficult to recruit technicians.
The statement was made by Đào Quang Vinh, director of the
In recent years, the electronics industry has grown rapidly and has become one of the most important sectors of Việt
According to Vinh, electronics is the largest export sector of Việt
The electronics industry is playing an important role in creating jobs, income and developing human resources for Việt
However, according to ILSSA’s assessment, the qualifications of labourers working in this sector are not high: 68.75 per cent of the workforce does not have degrees or certificates. This proportion is higher in the FDI sector.
Meanwhile, the recent wave of new technology has rapidly and strongly impacted enterprises in the electronics industry in many ways, increasing competitiveness and labour productivity while reducing production costs and attracting high quality human resources, which will affect workers to some extent, Vinh added.
In order to cope with this situation, Lân suggested said that sustainable development must become the leading strategy of enterprises. Therefore, in addition to investing in production development, ensuring decent jobs for workers is an important responsibility which cannot be ignored. Lân also proposed that e-businesses need to practice corporate social responsibility by adhering to labour standards and labour law enforcement to help promote decent work.
Specifically, electronic businesses should eliminate the use of forced labour and child labour; ensure job security and stable employment; and avoid arbitrary dismissal of labourers above 35 years of age and discrimination against employment and occupation. — VNS