Affected by the epidemic, more and more people choose not to go home this Spring Festival. In order to keep hundreds of millions of “migrant workers” at ease, recently, the Ministry of human resources and social security and other seven departments issued a number of incentive policies and subsidies.
On January 1, the Ministry of human resources and social security issued a policy “gift package” again, announcing that from February 1 to March 31, it will carry out the special work of “welcoming the new year to stabilize the post and send the workers to training” nationwide, encourage the on-line and off-line training of on-the-spot leave and stay workers, and enjoy a number of subsidies such as training, living expenses and transportation.
More “red envelopes” coming, leaving you to catch the New Year!
If the salary and treatment are well arranged, the consumption voucher will not run away
During the Spring Festival, it is not allowed to terminate or terminate the labor contract illegally, reasonably arrange the work of the employees and the off peak holidays, guarantee the wages and welfare, and pay the overtime wages in full according to the law Recently, the human resources and social security departments in Beijing, Shaanxi, Hubei and other places have set a red line for enterprises and arranged the wages and benefits of workers clearly.
On January 29, a migrant worker checks the use of tourist vouchers at Huzhou lingliang farm in Wuxing high tech Zone, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province. Photo by Huang Zongzhi of Xinhua News Agency
Beijing announced that it will issue consumption coupons and ice and snow public welfare experience coupons to people in Beijing for the new year. From February 3, users of Beijing Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile will receive 20g local free Internet traffic packages for each number. In Foshan, Guangdong, Yiwu, Zhejiang, Kunshan, Jiangsu, Wulanchabu, Inner Mongolia, Guilin, Guangxi, Changsha, Hunan, and many other places, all kinds of consumption vouchers such as catering, shopping, tourism and so on are issued to the foreign employees staying in the local areas for the Spring Festival.
Hangzhou will issue 1000 yuan cash red envelopes to migrant workers in Hangzhou during the Spring Festival, “one click direct” personal bank accounts. Suzhou, Ningbo and other places have made it clear that extra points can be added for employees from other places who stay in enterprises from February 5 to 26 to apply for the settlement and enrollment of points in 2021.
On February 1, at the construction site of a housing project of Xi’an Zhongtian northwest group, the builders wrote down what they wanted to say to their families. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Liu Xiao
Enterprises give “red envelopes for job retention” and the government gives “real gold and silver”
“Enterprises spend money for their employees, and the government rewards them.” In recent days, in order to encourage enterprises to stay for the Chinese new year, many local human resources and social security departments have put out “real money” to make proper arrangements for migrant workers and reduce the burden of enterprises.
The human resources and social security departments in Tianjin, Chongqing, Jilin and other places require that the local government departments give a one-time subsidy of 300 yuan per person to the enterprises that arrange foreign employees or interns to stay for the new year and meet the requirements, with a maximum of 300000 yuan per enterprise.
During the special period, in order to give full play to the role of unemployment insurance in stabilizing employment, the human resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong Province recently relaxed the standard for the rate of returning laid-off workers to enterprises with stable unemployment insurance, and implemented the rate of returning laid-off workers to the insured enterprises with no or less laid-off workers during the Spring Festival according to the national regulations. In Fujian, key enterprises that maintain continuous production during the Spring Festival can receive a one-time stable employment subsidy from the employment subsidy fund.
Take part in online and offline training, more benefits
Why don’t you go home for the new year? Don’t worry, a big wave of online and offline training courses are on the way. The Ministry of human resources and social security has made it clear that all localities should guide enterprises to arrange staff training through the implementation of subsidy policies. As long as you are willing to learn, this Spring Festival can not only get red envelopes, but also improve your skills for free, so as to prepare for a “pay rise” in the future.
On January 31, in the grain and vegetable storage workshop of a private enterprise in Changping, Beijing, employees (right) who stay at their posts and “celebrate the Chinese new year on the spot” are receiving Spring Festival greetings. Photo by Pan Xu, Xinhua News Agency
According to the regulations of the human resources and Social Security Department of Western Shaanxi, in February, migrant workers in various cities who have participated in online training for more than 36 hours will be given a subsidy of 450 yuan per person. The human resources and Social Security Department of Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, has launched 100 skill trainings. For the front-line vocational training at the end of February, enterprises will be subsidized according to the proportion of no more than 95% of the actual training fee; for those who carry out project-based training, enterprises will be subsidized according to 25 yuan per person per class hour. Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, will pay 280 million yuan in batches to enterprises to replace training with work and to provide training for suitable posts, and encourage migrant workers to stay at their posts during the Spring Festival or to “recharge” or “upgrade” during local holidays.
Do you want to start your own business? Jilin Department of human resources and Social Security stipulates that eligible migrant workers returning home to start businesses will be given a one-time start-up subsidy of 5000 yuan.
Caring for the left behind children and relieving the worries of migrant workers
It’s easy to celebrate the new year on the spot, but what about the children and old people who stay in their hometown? In view of the greatest concern of migrant workers, all localities require that regular visits be made to empty nesters and left behind children to provide them with various kinds of help and services in a timely manner.
On January 30, the theme activity of “Suzhou New Year garden flavor” held by Suzhou Garden Museum in Jiangsu Province was launched. Ten families celebrating the new year on the spot became the first batch of participants. Children and volunteers wrote Spring Festival couplets together. Xinhua News Agency (Photo by Hang Xingwei)
As a province with a large population output, the human resources and Social Security Department of Henan Province has taken innovative measures to strengthen cooperation with Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Guangdong, Fujian and other places where migrant workers are relatively concentrated. At the same time, it has organized and carried out love and assistance activities for the left behind elderly, women and children, so that migrant workers can feel the concern of their hometown and stay in other places.
The relevant departments of Hunan Province said that they would timely respond to the actual difficulties of migrant workers from Hunan who temporarily encounter difficulties in other places, and carry out holiday greetings and door-to-door services for migrant workers’ families, left behind women, children and empty nesters, so as to reduce the worries of migrant workers.
In order to make the rural labor force out of poverty in Shaanxi stay at the construction site of other provinces for the new year, and return home after the new year will not be affected, the Department of human resources and social security of Shaanxi Province recently extended the time limit of transportation subsidies for transferring employment to the end of 2021.
“Fancy” warm heart condolence, love to help constantly
In this different spring festival, governments at all levels, trade unions and the general public also send “fancy” warm sympathy and help to migrant workers, such as free express delivery and tutoring their children’s homework.
On January 31, volunteers from Zunhua City, Tangshan City, Hebei Province, made dumplings with workers at the project Department of dongjiuzhai construction section of zunqin section of Beijing Qinhuangdao expressway. Xinhua News Agency (Photo by Liu Manchang)
Tangshan City, Hebei Province, organized more than 5000 volunteers to deliver masks and other comforts to the construction site, and implemented “one-to-one” and “many to one” pairs of assistance to migrant workers and their children with special difficulties.
The human resources and Social Security Department of Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, plans to carry out more than 100 visits and consolation activities, and prepare 2000 “love gift bags” for the relatives of migrant workers in their hometown.
Changqing street, Xiacheng District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, donated more than 100000 yuan from enterprises and caring people to buy new year’s goods and gifts for migrant workers responding to the “local new year” initiative and send them to relatives far away.
Shandong has carried out a series of activities to give away warmth, and advocated the introduction of free opening of parks, tourist attractions and cultural places, free mailing of new year’s goods, free Internet traffic and other measures in various cities, so as to let migrant workers feel the warmth of “another country is my hometown”.