Foreign workers to be covered under Socso effective Jan 1


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Cabinet has decided to place social security protection of foreign workers under Social Security Organisation (Socso) with effect from Jan 1, 2019. 

This is in line with the Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Convention, 1925 (No.19) and Conference Committee on the Application of Standard under the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which Malaysia has ratified, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran (pic) in a statement on Wednesday (Nov 21).

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