Employers under Pikas not allowed to charge workers for vaccination, says Khairy


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Employers registered under the Public-Private Partnership Industrial Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (Pikas) are not allowed to charge their workers for the vaccination, says Khairy Jamaluddin.

The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) coordinating minister said the cost for administering the vaccine, which included setting up vaccination centres (PPV) for the purpose must be borne by employers, adding they were prohibited from transferring the cost to their employees through salary deductions.

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