HCM CITY (VNS) —The HCM City Export Processing Zones and Industrial Parks Authority (Hepza) has set up a job placement and assistance centre for companies operating in the export processing zones, according to a source from Hepza.
Ho Xuan Lam, Hepza office manager said the centre will provide labour for companies as well as organise training courses for labourers. It will also conduct surveys and provide information on the labour market for the businesses.
Many garment enterprises in HCM City are now experiencing a high demand for workers because of the increasing number of orders placed by foreign customers.
Nguyen Vo Minh Thu, head of Hepza's Labour Management Division, said garment and packaging companies in the export processing zones are now seeking to employ around 8,000 labourers. — VNS