Delegates to the July 15-16 event made the suggestion in the context that Vietnam has participated in many trade agreements.

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They said international standards require the reform of labor relations in Vietnamese firms as well as the improvement of capacity of employees and their representative offices, and employers.

It is necessary to raise the quality of social dialogues at enterprises, and take solutions to prevent and reduce labor disputes and enhance state management in in the labor sector, they added.

The symposium focuses on such issues as legal reform and law enforcement, globalization and gender relations, challenges to labor relations, international migration, and rights of migrant laborers and children.

It is jointly held by the Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, the Southern Institute of Social Sciences, the International Labor Organisation, Germany’s Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, the University of Melbourne and the Monash University of Australia.

Source: VNA