Self-employed, gig workers left out of RM10bil stimulus package, says think tank

PETALING JAYA: Self-employed and gig workers are among those left out of the additional RM10bil stimulus package to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs), says a think tank.

“This means that our hawkers, handymen, school bus drivers, artists, and property agents won't be covered. These are some of the most affected groups during the movement control order (MCO) period, ” said Research for Social Advancement (Refsa) executive director Tan E. Hun.

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