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Binh Phuoc (VNA) – All enterprises in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have resumed their operation with 40,438 workers, or nearly 100 percent, returning to work after the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

In Dong Xoai II industrial park, many factories have reached 100 percent of their production capacity.

Vice President of the Binh Phuoc Labour Federation Do Thanh Lai said that many companies wish to recruit more workers to expand their production. A provincial survey showed that 88 firms in the province’s industrial parks need additional 12,000 unskilled labourers in 2018.

Meanwhile, the job floor under the provincial job placement centre revealed that this year local firms are in need of 30,000 workers, mostly unskilled labourers in garment and footwear sectors.

To attract more workers, the firms have offered numerous incentives to workers, vowing salary, bonuses and allowances totalling up to 8 million VND per month.-VNA