Chongqing boasts over 1.58 million high-skilled talents, ranking 1st in Western China
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The 6th Convention of Chongqing Trade Unions opened in Chongqing People's Building on May 23, with more than 700 formal delegates from trade unions at all levels in Chongqing attended the opening ceremony. The reporter learned from the Convention that there have been 67 national model workers and 497 municipal model workers evaluated in Chongqing in the past five years; the total number of skilled talents in Chongqing has increased to 5.032 million, including more than 1.58 million high-skilled talents, accounting for the biggest part in Western China.
Chongqing has made breakthroughs in the reform of industrial workers’ group during the past five years – the total number of skilled talents in Chongqing has increased to 5.032 million, including more than 1.58 million high-skilled talents, accounting for the biggest part in Western China, thus industrial workers are playing a more prominent role in promoting the development of the real economy, especially the advanced manufacturing industry. Meanwhile, Chongqing has launched various activities, built 710 innovation studios at all levels, attracted more than 15,000 talents in all fields, widely carried out activities of innovation for the people such as "five small", and had more than 4,300 new innovations.
For employee assistance services, the municipal and district/county trade unions have visited 3.25 million employees; the number of employees in poverty on file in Chongqing has dropped from 37,000 households to 267 households. 3,240 community-level service stations, such as outdoor laborer service stations, "Love & Mommy Cabins" and book houses for laborers, have been built, among which the construction of "Laborers’ Harbor" demonstration site has been incorporated into the key livelihood issues of Chongqing for three consecutive years.
The reporter also interviewed a number of delegates in the Convention, including laborers from all walks of life and front-line workers in trade unions. "Now there is more and more local and national attention to workers in new forms of work." Dai Haifeng, a car driver from Wanzhou Branch (Chongqing) of Wanshun eCarcloud, a ride hailing company, said that after returning to work, he would not only convey the spirit of the Convention to more colleagues, but also set up a driver's home and a passenger rest stop with the help of trade unions to better serve the workers in the new forms of work. (Translated by Wang Zhong, Fathom Language Limited)