HCMC now has 11,680 civil servants and officials working for administrative agencies and 120,000 people working for public service units. Many of them have quitted because of heavy workload and low payment.
The average income of civil servants from Ho Chi Minh City is expected to increase this year but will not exceed 1.8 times their main salaries, according to Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee.
HCMC People’s Committee has announced that civil servants and officials of administrative, public career, political and social-political organizations will have three New Year days off from December 30, 2017 to January 1, 2018.
Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has just announced civil servants and goverment employees will have the seven days off starting on January 26 and ending on January 30, 2017, running from the 29th day of the 12th lunar month to the 3rd day of the 1st lunar month).
Public servants must listen to censures and considered them as a motivation to rise. If each civil servant and each agency conduct administrative reform, it will bring great benefits, said Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang at a meeting on administrative reform indexes yesterday.
The monthly base salary for civil servants, public employees and those working in the armed forces has been officially stipulated to go up by 5 per cent to VNĐ1.21 million (nearly US$54), following a newly-signed Government decree.