Many recruitment orders and labor exits were halted during the Covid-19 epidemic, which worried businesses and workers.
Due to the complicated disease situation, the recent workers could not leave the country to work. Earlier in February, Japan was still accepting workers to areas where there were no outbreaks. But now the workers have been unable to fly and have to wait for the disease situation.
Mandatory health check for each person
According to Mr. Nghiem Quoc Hung, Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of Hoang Long Construction Investment and Manpower Supply Joint Stock Company (Hoang Long CMS): “The company’s labor export training center thoroughly understands epidemic prevention and control according to the instructions. of the Ministry of Health, such as disinfecting spray, antiseptic classroom; equipped with hand-washing water and masks for students; propagandizing and improving knowledge on disease prevention … However, because laborers in many different provinces and cities are afraid of traveling and living together in the time of epidemic, there are still many people in the countryside who have not yet gone to school. ” .
Meanwhile, the Overseas Labor Center (Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs) still holds the skills test and capacity assessment for employees registered to work in Korea for the first phase of 2020. , from 12 – 16.2 in Hanoi. Pham Ngoc Lan, deputy director of the Overseas Labor Center, said the center had made an urgent announcement about the Covid-19 prevention measure. Laborers who come to the test are required to go alone, not to accompany relatives or friends, do not come early before the shift and stay at the test site after taking the test. The center invited medical agencies to take part in the inspection and examination of body temperature, clinical symptoms, if detecting workers with fever, cough, shortness of breath, medical isolation and suspension of examination.
“For new workers returning from China or epidemic areas; contact with an infected person, or contact with a person who has been in contact with an infected person within 14 days of attending the examination; People who have symptoms like fever, cough, shortness of breath …, we ask not to attend the exam. These cases will be checked by the Korea Human Resource Development Agency in the second phase of 2020, which is scheduled to be held in May, ”Lan said.
Usually the beginning of the year recruiting and leaving Japan and Taiwan are very exciting. This year, due to the epidemic, orders dropped by around 30-40%. The factories of the partners at this time did not want to have “strangers” to come, even though it was Vietnamese labor
Many orders stopped before the departure date
Not only training, recruiting workers affected, orders preparing to exit to Asian and European markets this time all slowed down. Even, there are businesses (DN), orders to exit to Japan must be postponed due to entry on the same day with the Chinese labor group. Mr. Nghiem Quoc Hung, laments: “Normally at the beginning of the year, recruiting and leaving Japan and Taiwan are very exciting. This year, due to the epidemic, orders dropped by around 30-40%. The factories of the partners at this time did not want to have “strangers” to come, even though it was Vietnamese labor. The labor export enterprises have to hold their breath, listen to the situation, hope that the disease will soon pass, the market will soon recover ”.
Mr. Nguyen Duc Nam, General Director of International Manpower Supply and Trading Joint Stock Company (Sona), also said that Covid-19 epidemic had a significant impact on recruitment, training, and labor migration. markets. “At present, we do not have any departure, but according to feedback from partners, especially partners in Europe, they are worried and considering the time to bring Vietnamese workers. If the epidemic here is still complicated, in the event of an exit, we will report it to the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, ”Mr. Nam shared.
The delay in exit time makes workers equally worried. Mr. Bui Van Ty (from Nghe An) expressed: “As planned, I will fly to Japan to work in March, but last week the company called for a notice of the delay. I hope to settle down soon and have money to send home to repay. Now I have no money at home and no job, while the loan is still to be paid interest, very impatiently.
Before the disease situation can continue for a long time, on February 13, the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs continued to propose solutions to cope with the Covid-19 epidemic. Accordingly, for the field of labor export, the Department of Overseas Labor Management and enterprises regularly monitor the disease situation in the receiving countries and temporarily delay the time of exit. If it is absolutely necessary, it is necessary to control the number of laborers going abroad during this period.
According to forecasts by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, countries that accept Vietnamese workers to work will stop entry or stop receiving Vietnamese workers. Therefore, the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs has asked localities and businesses to build labor training plans, convert workers to work in other markets or supply to domestic enterprises …
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