Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC Social Security spends over US$239 mln to support employers, employees

The Social Security of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that over VND5,422 billion (US$239 million) had been spent to support employers and employees in the city affected by the Covid-19 pandemic from the unemployment insurance fund following the Resolution No.116 of the Government.
Accordingly, the HCMC Social Security has spent a total amount of VND1.892 billion (US$83,2 million) to support nearly 1.8 million employees in 83,500 units who have been reduced the payment on unemployment insurance from one percent to zero percent.

At the same time, the agency has also given financial assistance to nearly 2.3 million employees of 86,250 units with a total amount of over VND5,422 billion (US$239 million).

HCMC Social Security spends over US$239 mln to support employers, employees ảnh 1 Illustrative photo:SGGP
The HCMC Social Security continues to suggest the employees, who halted the participation in unemployment insurance from January 1, 2020 to the end of September 2021  and have not received financial assitance, to contact the nearest social security agencies to receive the assistance.
The employees can perform online processes via the National Public Service Portal, the Vietnam Social Security Public Service Portal, organizations providing I-VAN service or VssID app, postal services or directly at the HCMC Social Security, the Social Security of Thu Duc City and districts in advance December 12.

By Manh Hoa – Translated by Huyen Huong

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