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18th provincial Trade Union Congress opens

WEDNESDAY, 18/07/2018 11:09:08

In the past tenure, trade unions at all levels in the province focused on well performing the functions of representing and protecting legitimate rights and interests of members and laborers.



Chairman of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor Bui Van Cuong presents a portrait of late President Ho Chi Minh to the provincial Confederation of Labor

The 18th Hai Duong provincial Trade Union (TU) Congress (2018 - 2023 tenure) officially opened on July 17 morning at the provincial Labor Culture House with the participation of 244 representatives of over 213,000 TU members in the province.

In the morning, the participants in the congress heard a summary report of the 17th provincial Confederation of Labor (PCL)'s Executive Board on movements of laborers and TU activities from 2013 to 2018; directions, objectives, and measures for the 2018 - 2023 tenure; and a summary report on opinions and recommendations of officials, TU members, and laborers for the Party, State, Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL), and provincial Party Committee, People's Council, and People's Committee.
 


Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Hien delivers a speech at the congress

Speaking at the congress, VGCL Chairman Bui Van Cuong and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Hien acknowledged and praised results of laborers' movements and TU activities in Hai Duong over the past time which made great contributions to socio-economic development and political stability in the locality.

In the past tenure, TUs at all levels in the province focused on well performing the functions of representing and protecting legitimate rights and interests of TU members and laborers.

There were many practical activities to take care of material and spiritual lives of TU members and laborers with such meaningful programs as New Year of Reunion, Workers' Month, TU house construction, etc.
 


Chairman of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor Bui Van Cuong awards commemorative medals to individuals with many contributions to trade union cause

The program "Welfare for TU members" initially proved to be effective with practical benefits for TU members.

Propaganda, education, and the building of the working class were stepped up.

Patriotic emulation movements launched by TUs brought into play the activeness and creativity of laborers, bringing about great efficiency in working and production.

TUs also actively engaged in building a pure and strong Party and government...
 


Participants in the congress

The officials basically agreed to the directions, tasks, and measures for the next tenure put forward at the congress and recommended TUs at all levels to focus on well performing the functions of representing and protecting legitimate rights and interests of TU members and laborers; promote care for practical interests with special importance attached to material, spiritual, and political interests brought to TUs members and laborers by TUs; intensify the innovation of the contents and forms of patriotic emulation movements in a practical and efficient manner suitable to each agency, unit, and enterprise and stuck to local political tasks; and pay attention to assisting the development of Party organizations at enterprises.

Due to the intensive integration of the country at present, TU officials must promote the thinking "Words must go hand in hand with deeds".

TUs higher than the grassroots level should care about building competent grassroots TU officials with profession knowledge to accomplish tasks of the new situation.
 


A musical item to celebrate the congress

On this occasion, VGCL Chairman Bui Van Cuong presented a portrait of late President Ho Chi Minh to the PCL with a desire that Hai Duong laborers would continue to make every effort to emulate each other at learning and following Ho Chi Minh's thinking, morality, and style to make higher achievements and awarded "For TU cause" commemorative medals to seven officials with many contributions to the cause of building and developing TUs over the past time.

In the afternoon, the participants in the congress discussed and approved a review report of the 17th PCL's Executive Board and proposals for the personnel of the 18th PCL's Executive Board and a delegation to attend the 12th Vietnam TU Congress.

They elected 36 officials to the 18th PCL's Executive Board and 12 officials to the delegation to attend the 12th Vietnam TU Congress.

The congress is to end this morning (July 18).

THANH NGA

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