Binh Duong’s enterprises require over 20,000 workers

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 16:45

Workers in Binh Duong Garment Company. — Photo

Binh Duong enterprises registered to recruit more than 20,000 workers at the provincial job introduction sesssion on Sunday.

Nguyen Thanh Phuong, deputy director of the provincial Centre for Job Introduction, said that more than 60 enterprises were in need of 22,964 employees, including 21,540 unskilled and over 1,400 skilled workers.

In the first six months of 2017, Binh Duong Province organised eight employment sessions to address the needs of 55,528 workers and the participation of 1,276 enterprises, of which more than 42,000 employees directly attended the recruitment consultancy. Some 2,300 employees were directly recruited by the firms through the trading session, the People’s Committee of Binh Duong reported.

The province also created jobs for more than 25,690 employees since the beginning of 2017, reaching over 57 per cent of this year’s target of 45,000 jobs.

Provincial labour demand is forecast to increase as both domestic and foreign investment capital has increased recently.

According to a representative of Leading Star Viet Nam Garment Joint Stock Company, due to expanding production orders from foreign partners, the company needs to employ 60 skilled workers, with an income of VND7-10 million (US$308-440) per month.

In addition, employees of the company will receive 21 per cent of their wages during the probationary period and the 13th month salary under current law. Notably, the company also sponsors two meals per day, or workers get VND7,000 per meal as allowance if they do not receive meals.

Wonderful Sai Gon Electrics Company Limited, a 100 per cent foreign-owned company belonging to Sun-S Group of Japan, said the company is currently looking to recruit 200 unskilled workers and 46 professional workers, of which professional employees require a graduate degree in electrical engineering, such as electronics, mechatronics, electrical industry or auto power.

Binh Duong’s tax report shows that in the first half year of 2017, up to 2,327 new enterprises were operating with total registered capital of VND25 trillion. In particular, there were some 2,240 domestic investment enterprises with total capital of nearly VND15 trillion and 83 foreign direct investment enterprises with total capital of VND10 trillion, a year–on-year increase of 45.1 per cent in number of enterprises and 89.4 per cent in registered capital. — VNS

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