Vietnamese company to gift cars to top workers for Tet

By Doan Loan, Anh Minh   January 17, 2019 | 01:02 am PT
Vietnamese company to gift cars to top workers for Tet
An Phan Plastic Company rewards its employees with 45 cars and 20 electric scooters. Photo by Reuters
A company in the northern Hai Duong Province plans to gift 45 cars and 20 electric scooters to its best employees for Tet.

The An Phat Plastic Company has also given an employee a VND900-million ($38,849) bonus, according to the provincial labor department.

The lowest bonus in Hai Duong for the Lunar New Year (Tet), which falls on February 5 this year, is VND50,000 ($2.16), same as last year, the department said.

Most cities and provinces have announced higher bonuses this year compared to last year. The highest in Ho Chi Minh City is VND1.17 billion ($50,493) paid to a bank worker.

Bonuses reached up to VND600 million ($25,896) per worker in the central Quang Nam Province and VND400 million ($17,264) in Hanoi.

Businesses paid an employee a Tet bonus of VND6.31 million ($272) on average this year, up 11.4 percent from last year, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Partially state-owned companies and private firms reward its employees higher than average, at VND6.8 million ($293) and VND6.4 ($276) million respectively.

Foreign-invested businesses give its employees over VND6.2 million ($267), while wholly state-owned companies reward each staff VND5.8 million ($250), both are lower than average. 

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