Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC gives financial aid to affected laborers due to Covid-19

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The Labor Union in District 1 yesterday held a meeting and gifted employees with difficult circumstances who get work-related injury and sickness or lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

In particular, the Labor Union in District 1 sent each gift worth VND500.000 (US$21.5) to 112 workers who have difficult circumstance and get serious sickness.

Each gift worth VND500,000 (US$21.5) to VND 1 million (US$43) was presented to laborers with over 31 percent work-related injury.

Besides that, 178 laborers had lost their jobs or the unemployed due to Covid-19 pandemic influence who were given each gift worth VND500.000 (US$21.5).

Up to now, the union supported more than VND1.8 billion (US$77,532) for nearly 1,600 laborers affected by the Covid- 19 pandemic to help them overcome difficult period. 

By Hong Hai- Translated by Huyen Huong

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