It is expected that nearly 1.2 million workers from outside the province and currently renting in Ho Chi Minh City will be supported with rent with a total cost of nearly 2,100 billion VND.
The information was said by Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Van Lam at a press conference on the afternoon of May 19.
Specifically, more than 987,000 working workers will be supported, with a total funding of 1,480 billion VND (1.5 million VND each) and more than 205,000 people returning to the labor market will also be supported with a total amount of more than 616 billion VND (3 million VND each). This number includes people working in industrial parks and export processing zones.
According to Mr. Lam, the social insurance industry will approve the submitted business documents within two working days. Currently, 1,439 businesses have submitted applications and about 15,000 people have been approved. “The number of approved people will increase daily, and when there is money, it will be sent to the district People’s Committee and then immediately transferred to the enterprise. The payment time is no more than two days for the workers”, Mr. Lam said.
Faced with the situation that many workers have difficulty getting the confirmation of the inn because this is the basis for businesses to make a list, Mr. Lam said this is the relationship between the people and the innkeeper. The city’s Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has directed professional departments in 22 districts to call on inn owners to create favorable conditions for workers to enjoy the support package.
According to Mr. Lam, Decision 08 of the Prime Minister on the policy of housing rent support for employees clearly stipulates the date when the enterprise sends the list to the social insurance and the district People’s Committee for approval, the time limit for the enterprise to pay the rent. pay workers. To ensure progress, the Department has advised the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City to set up three teams to inspect the implementation of this policy.
On March 28, the Government approved policy 6,600 billion VND to support housing for workers at the rate of 1.5-3 million VND per person, up to three months. Two groups of beneficiaries include people who have labor contracts, pay social insurance premiums who are working in enterprises and those who return to the labor market, working in industrial parks, export processing zones, economic zones, 24 provinces in 4 provinces. key economic region.
By the end of May 16, according to the statistics of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, 53 localities have issued plans to deploy support packages; The two provinces of Lai Chau and Dien Bien do not have workers under the support policy and 8 provinces have not yet had a plan.
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