Businesses and experts are still concerned over the impact on production of overtime hours are not increased for seasonal jobs.
Companies, restaurants, convenience stores and supermarkets are busy recruiting more part-time employees for Christmas, New Year, and the Lunar New Year holiday.
A majority of employers will increase their recruitment demand in next year, according to the latest report of VietnamWorks, the online recruitment website operated by Navigos Group.
The Red River that dissects Hà Nội takes its name from the colour of the silt that tints the water. But unbeknown to many living in the capital city, the Red River is a place many people call home.
Child labour remains a great challenge for HCM City authorities although a wide range of measures have been taken to tackle children labour, especially in the informal sector of the economy, officials have said.
Drug addiction among young people has remained high and is the main cause of crimes among them, with half of young addicts having committed crimes, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs.
Many fishermen in the Mekong Delta region have complained that the ban on catching baby fish in local rivers during the rainy season has been implemented ineffectively, failing to protect marine life and seriously affecting their income.
Trần Thị Diễm Sương was about to enter her third year of university when her mother told her she could no longer afford to pay her tuition and living expenses in HCM City.
The HCM City Centre for Human Resource Forecast and Labour Information foresees a mere 3 per cent shortage in worker numbers after Tết (the Lunar New Year).
Seventeen self-help groups of migrant workers were formed as the result of a project aimed at supporting rural-urban migrant workers in Hà Nội.