$5.1 million spent to support poor workers in five years

At a meeting to review five-year implementation of Worker Month yesterday, the Labor Union in Ho Chi Minh City said that it has spent VND117 billion ($5.1 million) to support 2 million poor workers and young members.
 

Deputy Party Chief Vo Thi Dung talks to a worker  who had her hair cut in the Culture House (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy Party Chief Vo Thi Dung talks to a worker who had her hair cut in the Culture House (Photo: SGGP)

During five years, the Worker Month is held annually with various activities including overcoming difficulties with workers, affectionate and grateful heart, the ninth hour, saving accounts for workers who suffer accidents or whose economic condition is in poverty line.
So far, the labor union has given $5.1 million to back 2 million needy laborers. Additionally, during five years, laborers have good initiatives to save VND234 billion.

By THAI PHUONG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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