Hiring of foreign workers allowed in land warehousing sub-sector, says HR Ministry

PUTRAJAYA: The Human Resource Ministry has announced the employment of foreign workers for the land warehouse sub-sector.

In a statement on Saturday (Nov 26), the ministry said this was in line with the decision of the joint committee meeting between the Home Minister and Human Resources Ministry on the management of foreign workers on July 18.

The Human Resources Ministry also said that the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry as the regulatory agency for the wholesale and retail sub-sector also agreed to expand the conditions or criteria for the eligibility of foreign worker employment quotas under the sub-sector to retail traders with a floor area space of less than 2,500 square metres.

Accordingly, the Human Resources Ministry said the new quota application for the employment of foreign workers for both sub-sectors has been opened and applications can be made by employers on the website www.fwcms.com.my.

It also said further inquiries could be made through the ministry's Migrant Worker Management Division at 03-88852939/2940 and email oscksm@mohr.gov.my.

Inquiries can also be made by contacting the regulatory agency which is the Trade Logistics Unit, Strategic and International Planning Division of the Transport Ministry at hasrina@mot.gov.my (03-88921278) or m_hafiz@mot.gov.my (03-88921268) for the land warehouse sub-sector.

For the wholesale and retail sub-sector, contact the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry’s Distributive Trade and Services Industry secretariat via spip@kpdnhep.gov.my.- Bernama

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