The labor federation will also present 2,000 gift packages, worth VND 500,000 (USD 22) each, to impoverished laborers.

The free tickets will be given to disadvantaged workers from Northern and Central provinces. 

The free tickets will be given to workers from Northern and Central provinces who are living in difficulties and have not afforded returning home for Tet for many years, said the provincial labor federation’s Vice Chairman Tang Quoc Lap.

The tickets will be distributed to districts and townships that have a large number of industrial parks and migrant workers, such as Bien Hoa city, Trang Bom and Long Thanh districts, he added.

According to Chairman of the Labor Federation of Trang Bom district Le Duc Thuy, the district chapter has also prepared 1,500 gift packages and 200 free coach tickets to give to disadvantaged workers.

This year, wages and Tet bonus of workers in Dong Nai have been significantly improved. Those working for FDI enterprises received VND 7.7 million (USD 338.8) in bonus in average each for the biggest public holiday of the year, compared to VND 5.8 million (USD 255.2) in 2017.

Meanwhile, the average Tet bonus of domestic private firms’ employees rose from VND 4.5 million (USD 198) per person to VND 7.3 million (USD 321.2) per person this year.

Source: VNA