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HCM City needs to recruit more workers s after Tet
  • | PLO | January 31, 2023 07:56 PM
As many as 499 businesses in HCM City need to recruit around 14,500 workers after the Tet Lunar New Year holiday, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

The department reported that of the figure, the garment and footwear sector accounts for roughly 5,000 workers, followed by companies which make electronic products and components with 2,200 and the wholesale industry with 1,000 people.


Workers at a garment company in HCM City

By January 27 around 42 percent of companies in HCM City had returned to work following the Tet Holiday as many businesses allowed their staff to stay at home on the Friday of the holiday week.

In February, HCM City will hold many employment fairs. The city’s Employment Service Centre will organise a programme to offer career opportunities for people from different localities such as Can Tho, Ben Tre, Long An, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Gia Lai and Kon Tum.

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said that recruitment demand would continue rising in the coming time due to socio-economic improvements.

Businesses nationwide need to recruit some 377,700 workers in the first quarter of this year.

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