Wage subsidy scheme appeases workers but not bosses 


Sheridan Mahavera Bernard Saw

The private sector is hoping to find new sources of revenue at a time when almost all commerce has ground to a halt. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 28, 2020.

EMPLOYERS complained there are not enough incentives in Putrajaya’s stimulus package to retain workers during the extended movement control order (MCO) but worker were satisfied the aid would tide them over hard times

Experts argued that Putrajaya must help companies to retain workers so that the country recovers quickly from the recession arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.


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  • Didn't you save during the good times or paid out all your profits as dividends to your shareholders without keeping any reserves. Govt should bail out humans not buso.

    Posted 4 months ago by H. Mokhtar