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Multi-employer collective bargaining offers workers, employers new opportunities

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UNONE-988Ha Noi, 14 Jan 2016 – Viet Nam's first multi-employer collective agreement has been signed today (14 January) by four tourism enterprises in Da Nang City.

The agreement is expected to benefit 700 workers – with 60 per cent being women – in the Viet Nam Vitours Tourism Jsc, Phuong Dong Viet Tourism Jsc, Phu An Thinh Trade and Tourism Co. and Saigontourane Hotel.

 

"This is the first time trade unions and employers in Viet Nam have successfully negotiated collective agreements, covering a multiple number of enterprises rather than one enterprise. It is a major innovation of labour relations practices," said the Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Viet Nam, Chang-Hee Lee.

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