Trade unions center on workers

(VOVWORLD) - Preparations for the 12th Congress of the Vietnam Trade Union topped the agenda of the Sunday Executive Committee meeting of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL).

Trade unions center on workers - ảnh 1Bui Van Cuong, President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (Photo: Nam Thai/VNA)

Delegates adopted reports of the VGCL, agenda and key personnel of the 12th congress, election regulations , and the amendments to the Vietnam Trade Union Regulations.

The congress is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from Monday to Wednesday. VGCL President Bui Van Cuong said the confederation of the 2018-2023 tenure will propose nine groups of measures and three innovative strategies including organisational reform, protecting and taking care of trade union members and workers, and building a strong contingent of trade unionists. Mr. Cuong said: "We need to show workers that their rights are protected if they join the trade unions so that we can attract more workers to join the union. We’ll focus on issuing resolutions in cadre work, training and setting criteria for officials at all levels. We’ll also support trade unions financially."

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