TIANJIN, March 10 (Xinhua) -- North China's Tianjin Municipality unveiled a series of measures to support companies' resumption of production and stabilize employment amid the outbreak of the novel coronovirus.
According to a joint announcement issued by Tianjin Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, Tianjin Finance Bureau, Tianjin Municipal Education Commission and Tianjin Medical Security Bureau on March 8, the government will provide companies that arrange chartered buses or rent buses to help migrant workers go back to work with subsidies equal to 50 percent of their total transportation fees, which is no more than 300 yuan per capita.
In the meantime, companies that hire new migrant workers, sign a labor contract with them for more than one year and pay social insurance premium for over three months will be given a one-time subsidy of 1,000 yuan per capita but no more than 200,000 yuan at most.
Moreover, companies are encouraged to conduct online training or training through work.
In addition, medium and small-sized companies are encouraged to hire university students and enhance online job training. (Edited by Zhang Yuan, email@example.com)