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.
TOKYO, Nov 6 - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the Malaysian government will not allow any wrongdoing involving the process of bringing in foreign workers into the country.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad said during the period of the last government there was a lot of corruption involving the employment of bringing in foreign workers.
“Now we have a proper policy for foreign workers. W