blue-check Procedures for election of executive boards and chairpersons of grassroots trade unions

Guidelines No. 28/HD-TLD dated June 24th, 2021 of Vietnam General Confederation of Labour on procedures for nomination for and election of executive boards and chairpersons of grassroots trade unions at congresses
Posted: 9/7/2021 8:55:17 AM | Latest updated: 10/5/2022 8:06:27 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5250 | Vietlaw: 520

This document provides for guidelines on standards for selection of persons to nominate; procedures for nomination for, election of members of executive boards and chairpersons of grassroots trade unions.

Accordingly, with regard to chairperson nominations: prioritize persons who are trade union officials (holding the title of deputy team leader or higher), meet all standards for executive board members, and have been trade union officials for 3 years or more.

For nominations to the executive board: prioritize persons who have continuously joined the trade union for one year or more, fully pay union fees, meet the general standards, have high professional qualification or are highly skilled.

For newly established grassroots trade unions: prioritize trade union members who join the boards for establishing the unions or are temporary executive board members meeting all requirements, standards.

Winners of executive board member and chairperson elections must receive more than half of the votes collected by the election board. In case more people receive more than half of the votes than needed, select from the person with the highest number of votes to those with fewer votes until sufficient winners are selected.

In case more than one nomination for the chairperson title receive more than half of the votes and equal number of votes, vote on the chairperson title for the second time.


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