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HCM City presents 200,000 welfare bags to disadvantaged workers

The Ho Chi Minh City Federation of Labour together with grassroots trade unions, 21 districts and Thu Duc city presented 200,000 welfare bags to workers returning to work.

The activity was under the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL)’s programme to present 1 million welfare bags to trade union members and workers hit by COVID-19 in 25 cities, provinces and trade unions nationwide.

Since October 1, the municipal Federation of Labour in collaboration with the outlying district of Hoc Mon and trade unions handed over 10,600 welfare bags and 2 tonnes of rice to disadvantaged workers.

According to the VGCL, trade unions nationwide have spent over 5 trillion VND (217 million USD) in support of 3.5 million members, workers, frontliners and COVID-19 prevention and control funds since the fourth wave of the pandemic./.