Government terminates 30% of almost 18,000 contract workers


  • Nation
  • Monday, 06 Aug 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Slightly over 30% of the 17,942 government officers who were hired on a contract basis have been terminated, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong (pic).

The Minister in the Prime Minister's Department said 3,252 had their contracts terminated as their projects were either completed or discontinued, while 2,934 would be axed once their contract ends.

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