According to the Hanoi Labour Federation, new cases of infection have continued to emerge in Vietnam’s industrial zones in Hanoi over the past week and a number of companies, including TOTO, have been affected.
During the fourth outbreak of the epidemic in Vietnam, 99 confirmed positive cases were found among workers in Hanoi’s industrial and export processing zones, including TOTO Vietnam, Meiko Thang Long Electronic Co. Vietnam Company, etc.
According to the 45 local direct grassroots trade unions, there are now a large number of trade union members and workers from F0 to F4 especially affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. To date, 330 enterprises in Hanoi are out of business (40 more than the previous week). 1,486 enterprises are affected but still operating (21 more). In total, 7,237 workers are unemployed (an increase of 627) and 35,871 workers are underemployed (an increase of 1,551).
In August, Caesar Sanitary Ware announced that the relevant departments of the Dong Nai Province of Vietnam had informed the enterprises in the industrial zones of the province that they had to comply with the “3 places” plan (produce locally, eat locally and rest locally) and the “1 way, 2 places” principle in response to the development of the COVID-19 epidemic.
In line with the local government policy, Caesar Vietnam has temporarily reduced some of its production capacity during this period.