(HBO) – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many enterprises have suspended operation, making thousands of workers jobless. In face of this, Hoa Binh province has been taking drastic measures to reconnect employers and job seekers.

Workers register for unemployment benefits at the provincial employment service centre.

Data from the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs shows that as of the end of April, the province had 69 companies and over 2,600 workers affected by the pandemic. The figures do not include thousands of local people working in other cities and provinces who have no choice but take the "longest holiday” ever – 3 months. It was estimated that a large number of workers remains unemployed, mostly those who work for export firms.

In the first quarter of 2020, a total of 589 people applied to receive unemployment benefits at the provincial employment service centre. The centre has given instructions on making and processing applications and coordinated with district-level People’s Committees to publicise programmes to recruit Vietnamese nurse trainees to work in Japan and Germany this year. It has also made plans for testing skills of local workers in the manufacturing industry and instructed candidates to prepare applications.

The department has also teamed up with its office in Da Bac district to disseminate information on a programme sending guest workers abroad and select six qualified job service providers to help recruit candidates./.

 


Related Topics


Lac Son district has launched the Month of Action for the Poor in 2020

(HBO) - The Fatherland Front of Lac Son District celebrated the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam National Unified Front (November 18, 1930 - November 18, 2020) and launched the peak month for the poor in 2020.

Lives of residents around Hoa Binh city reservoir see various changes

(HBO) - The construction of the Hoa Binh hydropower plant began in 1979. Hundreds of families surrounding the reservoir, including those of Thai Thinh commune, now Hoa Binh commune of the city of the same name, had to leave their residential land for the work.

The models of self-management have gone into depth

(HBO) - Seeing clearly the importance of self-management models, the Party Committee and People's Committee of the province has issued leadership documents and directions on enhancing the Party's leadership in building and replicating self-management models in the community, building and replicating self-management groups.

Programme brings warm Mid-Autumn Festival to ethnic minority children

(HBO) – The HoaBinh Charity Club has coordinated with the Youth Union of Hung Son commune in Kim Boi district to organise the "Mid-Autumn Festival of Love” programme for children in Ba Ra village – a poor locality in which locals are mostly from the Dao ethnic minority group.

Large-timber forest plantation proves promising in Tan Lac district

(HBO) – In 2016, the agriculture extension centre of Hoa Binh province launched a project on developing a model for synchronously applying technical advances to planting fast-growing large-timber forests. This project covered 38ha of land with 20 households participating. After four years of implementation, up to 95-98 percent of the trees planted under this project have survived with even growth, height of 10-12m and trunks 15-20cm in diameter.

Promoting hygiene campaigns in response to President Ho Chi Minh’s appeal

(HBO) – In response to late President Ho Chi Minh’s call for keeping hygiene, the medical sector of Hoa Binh province has launched an array of campaigns on environmental protection, disease combat and public health care over the past years.