4,582 free Tet coach tickets offered to workers

The Labor Union of Ho Chi Minh City presented 2,332 bus tickets and 20 airfares to workers of Linh Trung Export Processing Zone 1, 2 and Binh Chieu Industrial Zone at Thu Duc District’s Children House on January 10, aiming to help the employees return their homeland on Tet’s holiday.

The program called “Sentimental Tickets” that was launched by Ho Chi Minh City’s Labor Union with the support of enterprises has offered 174,164 tickets to disadvantaged workers over past nine years. The event aims to help poor employees who have not returned their hometown for three consecutive years on Tet.

On the same day, the program gave 2,200 bus tickets, 30 airfares and gifts to workers of industrial parks including Tan Thuan, Hiep Phuoc, Tan Tao, Le Minh Xuan, Tan Binh, Vinh Loc and Saigon Hi-Tech Park

The “Sentimental Tickets” program handed over bus tickets to 20,347 workers in industrial parks in city and 2,970 to employees of companies based out of industrial parks said Chairwoman of the municipal Labor Union Tran Kim Yen.

The local authorities has also spent more than VND200 billion to support 150,371 workers on Tet holidays, she added.

By Thai Phuong – Translated by Kim Khanh

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