It is part of a program launched by the municipal labor federation and trade union of the city’s industrial zones. This year, the program will arrange nearly 50 coach and 450 train tickets for the workers.

The first 38 coaches of the program bringing nearly 2,000 laborers home departed on January 20, the 26th day of the last lunar year.

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At a see-off ceremony on the day, Chairwoman of the city labor federation Tran Thi Dieu Thuy voiced her hope that after the holidays, the workers will come back to ensure local businesses’ stable production in the new year, contributing to HCM City’s development.

According to the HCM City’s labor federation, trade unions in the city to date have presented over 27,500 transport tickets to local workers with a budget worth nearly VND 20 billion (about USD 860,000).

Source: VNA