PETALING JAYA, — The government has given commitment that Malaysians will be given priority to fill skills gap currently in the market, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
GEORGE TOWN: All foreign workers in the country, including maids, will soon be included into the Social Security Organisation (Socso) scheme, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
He said the ministry was in the process of amending the law, and the implementation would begin in the early part of next year.
At present, all foreign workers are covered under the Workmen’s Compensation Act 1952, an insurance which every employer must take for their foreign workers.
KUALA LUMPUR – The government will undertake interventions such as identifying skills needed by industries and mainstreaming technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in a bid to address unemployment woes, especially among the country’s youth.