More Vietnamese employees sent to RoK under EPS

Wednesday, 27/07/2022 10:32
As many as 153 Vietnamese employees under the Employment Permit System (EPS) have been sent to the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 26.

Vietnamese employees arrive at Incheon Airport in the RoK (Photo: VNA) 

Of them, 110 will work in the manufacturing industry and the remaining are in the fishery sector.

These labourers, aged 21-38, are among 8,000 employees expected to go to the RoK to work this year.

According to the new policy on COVID-19 prevention and control, these workers were welcomed and supported by representatives of the Vietnamese Labour Management Board in the RoK and the Human Resources Development Service of Korea (HRD) and then taken to training centres in Yeoju and Incheon cities for COVID-19 testing, and improvement of knowledge about law, culture, occupational safety as well as instructions for signing labour contracts and medical examinations.

The EPS Office in the RoK said that the relevant agencies of the two countries are conducting procedures related to training, depositing and visa issuance for more than 6,000 Vietnamese workers so that they can enter the RoK in the remaining months of this year./.