The Vietnam Trade Union is a large sociopolitical organization of the working class, a contingent
of intellectuals and workers voluntarily set up for the
purpose of gathering and unifying forces and building
the strong Vietnamese working classin all aspects;
represents and protects the legal and legitimate rights
and interests of employees. Currently, the Vietnam
Trade Union is expanded, the union staff’s capacity,
theoretical qualifications, skills are improving.The duties
of representing the legitimate rights and interests of
workers in the labor planning are actively implemented
by the trade union at all levels. However, the quality of
the operation of some trade union officials is still limited,
the participation of grassroots trade unions in dialogue
activities and collective bargaining to establish working
conditions in enterprises is still formalistic.
Therefore,the article describes the reality of Trade
Unions in Vietnam and offers a number of solutions to
help Vietnam Trade Union become stronger.
Keywords : Trade union, Vietnam, Wage and Salaried Workers.