Applications open to hire foreign workers in three subsectors, says Human Resources Ministry

PUTRAJAYA: The application for quota to hire foreign workers in the laundry, scrap metal or scrap items and bird’s nests subsectors is now open, says the Human Resources Ministry.

In a statement on Thursday (Feb 9), the ministry said applications could be submitted through the Foreign Worker Centralised Management System (FWCMS) platform under the FWe Approval module to obtain approval to employ foreign workers from the director-general of the Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia, in line with the enforcement of Section 60K of the Employment Act 1955 (Amendment 2022).

It said following an approval, quota applications could be made through the eQuota module.

The laundry and scrap metal/scrap items subsectors are categorised under the services sector and regulated by the Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry and Home Ministry respectively, while the bird’s nests subsector is part of the agriculture sector, regulated by the Agriculture and Food Security Ministry.

For further enquiries, employers should contact the KSM Migrant Worker Management division at 03-8885 2939 / 2940. - Bernama

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