Potential opportunities have opened up for Vietnamese labourers to work in
Mr. Hoang Van Hung, vice director of the Labor Export, Trade and Tourism Joint Stock Company (TTLC) under the Vehicle Industry Corporation, said the “Working environment in Australia is very good. Employers only work 38 hours per week and can earn VND 44 million a month”. He said that after he had carried out the labor market survey in
According to Mr. Hung, every Vietnamese labourer in
Seven laborers sent to work in
In 2007, the TTLC will fulfil a contract to send an unlimited number of Vietnamese laborers to work in
According to some experts, besides specific prfessional skills, proficiency in English and the ability to work independently are key factors of employ ability. In fact TTLC has opened English training programs for Vietnamese labors in some universities in
If recruited, these workers would sign a two-year contract working five days a week with a minimum yearly wage of AUD 39,100, equal to VND 500 million per year, not including bonuses or overtime.