In the past year, facing the great social-economic difficulties, influencing the life of lots of workers, civil servants and laborers, Phu Yen provincial labor federation hand in hand with the trade unions at all levels have enhanced the activities of caring, supporting the members, and this has contributed to ensuring social security and welfare. One outstanding activity is to present gifts to poor workers, civil servants and laborers on Tet and festivals; presenting scholarship and gifts to poor students; constructing the “trade union cozy home” to help those to have a stable residence…
Mr.Ho Hong Nam, standing deputy chairman of the provincial labor association, let known: annually, on the Lunar New Year Occasion, the association extracts from the fund “charity society- golden hearts and mobilizes the offices and enterprises to present gifts to the poor civil servants and laborers. As for this Tet particularly, with the approval of Vietnam general labor association, the provincial labor association presents more than 200 gifts, each worth 500,000 dongs to present the above mentioned objects, fishermen, and policy families in difficulties, donating supported money from the Kind-hearted fund to construct 10 “Trade union cozy home” for poor civil servants and laborers in the province, the total support is 300,000 dongs.
Not only caring for poor civil servants and workers during Tet, in the past year, the provincial labor association organized various activities and practical social deeds. The outstanding activity is to give added strength to children’s schooling. Besides, the provincial labor association constructs the plan to mobilize the responding to “Support poor women and children”. The mobilized amount of money is spent on scholarships to the offsprings of poor civil servants’, fishermen’s. These offspring’s all learn well, and the total amount is over 200 million dongs. furthermore, the labor association paid visits and presented gifts to more than 1,000 children in particularly difficult situations, but all made efforts to learn well, these kids were supported more than 1 billion dongs. Simultaneously, trade unions at all levels have maintained and developed the mutual funds, saving groups to help each other in life, to timely support the cases of workers and civil servants at risk, in accidents…with the total amount of over 20 billion dongs.
HELPING POOR WORKERS, CIVIL SERVANTS TO SETTLE DOWN
From the fund source “trade union cozy home” and the fund “Charity society-labor golden hearts”, so far, the provincial labor association has supported with constructing nearly 300 houses “Trade union cozy homes”. Particularly in the year 2013, supporting the construction of 26 houses with the total amount of nearly 500 million dongs. This is a definitely meaningful activity, bearing the humane value, helping the poor people in the province to have a stable life, feel peace in mind to earn a living and product. Mr. Ho Hong Nam asserted, “The social activities of the provincial labor association in the past time have contributed to helping the poor civil servants, workers and poor students to partly reduce the difficulties, from which to raise the prestige and create the trust from the civil servants and workers towards the Trade Union. In the coming time, the provincial labor association continues to mobilize each civil servant and worker to contribute one-day salary to construct the “trade union cozy homes” to donate to poor objects, with the support of 20 million dongs for each home and presenting scholarship to poor civil servants and workers whose children learn well; mobilizing offices and enterprises to contribute gifts to present to poor students on the occasion of new school year, and mid-autumn festivals. The provincial labor association will also mobilize the civil servants and workers to voluntarily contribute to the Trade Union supportive find and mobilize the idle capitals from offices and units to create favorable conditions for poor objects to make low-interest loans to develop family economy, giving solutions to difficulties”.
Source: Phu Yen Newspaper
Translated by HAI LOAN