Policy intervention saving jobs, says Saravanan

The wage-subsidy programme, employment incentives and employment retention programme are among the policy tools used to assist the labour market as Malaysia goes into lockdown to fight Covid-19. – EPA pic, January 14, 2021.

THE national economic recovery plan (Penjana) and Prihatin economic stimulus package have contributed to job retention, said Human Resources Minister M. Saravanan.

Other factors include policy interventions, such as the wage-subsidy programme, employment incentives, employment retention programme and employment insurance scheme (EIS) initiatives have also helped.

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