Over 5 million workers receive support from unemployment fund

Assistance from the unemployment insurance fund has been delivered to over 5 million workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) reported.

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According to VSS, as of October 25, around 543 million USD in cash relief had been granted to more than 4.77 million people currently participating in unemployment insurance and over 383,000 others who already stopped making contributions to the fund.

The relief provision is to implement the Government and Prime Minister’s Resolutions on assistance for workers and employers hit by the pandemic.

The VSS has also confirmed more than 1.94 million workers who will benefit from different support policies in the time ahead./.

VNA