The provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong said over 6.08 million migrant workers had returned to work, although efforts have largely been focused on larger companies, with smaller firms continuing to struggle. Photo: Xinhua The provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong said over 6.08 million migrant workers had returned to work, although efforts have largely been focused on larger companies, with smaller firms continuing to struggle. Photo: Xinhua
The provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong said over 6.08 million migrant workers had returned to work, although efforts have largely been focused on larger companies, with smaller firms continuing to struggle. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China’s manufacturing heartland almost back to normal as over 6 million workers return

  • Local governments in Guangdong are chartering trains and planes, as well as offering financial incentives, to help employees return to work after the extended holiday
  • Small and medium-sized businesses, though, are still struggling to solve their labour problems as the support is focused on larger companies or state-owned enterprises

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong said over 6.08 million migrant workers had returned to work, although efforts have largely been focused on larger companies, with smaller firms continuing to struggle. Photo: Xinhua The provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong said over 6.08 million migrant workers had returned to work, although efforts have largely been focused on larger companies, with smaller firms continuing to struggle. Photo: Xinhua
The provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong said over 6.08 million migrant workers had returned to work, although efforts have largely been focused on larger companies, with smaller firms continuing to struggle. Photo: Xinhua
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