FAQ on the Employment Retention Program

FAQ on the Employment Retention Program

  As part of the government’s PRIHATIN economic stimulus package, the Employment Retention Programme (“ERP”) was introduced as an immediate financial assistance for employees who have been instructed to take unpaid leave due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are...

What is the Employee Insurance Scheme?

Last week, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced that the government has agreed to implement the proposed “Employment Insurance Scheme” (EIS). The EIS will affect an estimated 6.5 million employees in the private sector.  This is not the first...