Payment system under improvement

WE refer to the letter “Allow employers to pay for coverage in one lump sum” (The Star, Feb 4; online at by Retiree from Klang. We appreciate the feedback and suggestions, particularly on the payment options for Socso (Social Security Organisation) contributions.

Socso currently enforces four Acts covering different target groups or types of protection. Our social security coverage was extended to domestic workers under the Employees’ Social Security Act 1969 (Act 4) and Employment Insurance System 2017 (Act 800) effective June 1, 2021.

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