|More than 57,000 new jobs were created, the same as last year. — Photo tintucthuongmai
HCM CITY (VNS) — Nearly 38,000 laid-off workers in HCM City registered for unemployment benefits in the first half of the year, 12,000 fewer than in the same period last year, according to the city Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Nearly 33,300 of them got unemployment benefits, a year-on-year decline of 2,800.
More than 57,000 new jobs were created, the same as last year.
A total of 143,100 laid-off workers were employed during the period, with 92,400 of them getting stable jobs.
More than 15,200 workers were involved in 45 cases of labour dispute this year, a decrease of 16 cases. — VNS