With the aim of providing knowledge of IT to young workers, youth communist union members, young worker support center in Ho Chi Minh City in coordination with the Economic-Technical Collage in Thu Duc District announced to grant 100 scholarships of office computer courses for young workers.
Building modern preschools for workers’ children in the southern province of Dong Nai should be praised and expanded nationwide because there are not schools for employees’ kids in industrial parks and export processing zones at present.
HCMC is the first locality in Vietnam applying one door mechanism which has reduced time to do administrative procedures of projects in export processing zones (IPZs) and industrial parks (IPs), accounting account for one third of that outside the zones and parks, according to statistics by the Ministry of Justice.
Following Ho Chi Minh City’s plan to support workers’ children in industrial and export processing zones in the academic year 2017-2018, overtime care service will be offered to workers in Tan Thuan Processing Park in district 7 and Tay Bac Industrial Park in Cu Chi district.
Industrial parks and export processing zones in HCMC attracted US$384 million investment capital at the end of June, getting 77 percent of plan and increasing 39.36 percent over the same period last year.
As of February 6 ( the tenth day of the first lunar month), most of laborers returned to work in their factories in export processing zones and industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City after they reunited with their relatives in the Tet holiday.
The Trade Union of the HCMC Export Processing Zones & Industrial Parks held the sentimental ticket program, offering bus tickets to disadvantaged workers and union members to return their hometown in the Tet holiday.
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.