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Vietnam workers fret over overdue pays ahead of Tet

Friday, February 13, 2015, 17:48 GMT+7

While many receive sumptuous Tet bonuses, a large number of workers are vexed by having months of salaries being held in arrears and are increasingly concerned about how to spend the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year.)

Many workers have been promised payments again and again, but they have received no or only parts of their salaries for several months on end or even up to a year.

Truong Thinh Plastic Co., of Tan Phu Trung Industrial Zone, located in Ho Chi Minh City's outlying district of Cu Chi, has ceased operations for around six months and owed several-month salaries to almost 200 workers.

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