Interns under the spotlight


IT is true that interns are not covered by the Employment Act 1955 as they are neither employees nor independent contractors, and their work is for the purpose of training.

Furthermore, there is no law at present stating that an intern has to be paid, so employers are giving them money mostly out of goodwill to cover their expenses such as transport and meals.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month
RM5/month

Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

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