Thursday, June 24, 2021

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State’s data compiling underway for daily paid workers

KUCHING: The state government is in the process of compiling data of daily paid workers and those who have been laid off due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Deputy State Secretary Datuk Ik Pahon Joyik said that the purpose of compiling...

Retrenched workers must be informed and compensated

KUCHING: Employers that have been hit extremely hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and forced to resort to retrenchment have been reminded that they must give notices first and pay the affected employees all forms of compensation or termination benefits. Sarawak...

Ill-treated workers can complain to Labour Department

KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) urges workers in the state facing unreasonable dismissal or retrenchment to lodge their complaints with the Sarawak Labour Department. Its chief Wilfred Yap said the Labour Department can assist employees...

Retrenched Malindo staff to receive SIP benefits

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resource Ministry gave its assurance that all employees of the Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd (Malindo Airways) who have been laid off will receive their unemployment benefits through the Employment Insurance System (SIP). Its minister, Datuk Seri...

AirAsia confirms laying off 10 pct of staff

KUALA LUMPUR: Low-cost airline companies, AirAsia Bhd dan AirAsia X Bhd, have confirmed the retrenchment of 10 per cent of their 24,000 employees last week. This confirmed a Bernama report on Sept 28 that AirAsia might be planning a new...

RM5.2b distributed under wage subsidy scheme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has distributed RM5.2 billion under the Prihatin Wage Subsidy Programme as of June 30, 2020, said Human Resources Minister Datuk M Saravanan. He said the services sector recorded the highest number of applications...

State ministry may absorb some workers

Move to help absorb retrenched LBU workers underway LBU RETRENCHMENT KUCHING: The Ministry of Infrastructure and Ports Development plans to absorb some of the workers who were retrenched by Lebuhraya Borneo Utara (LBU). Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing said that his ministry was preparing...

Retrenched workers to be absorbed

KUCHING: The Works Ministry is looking to absorb retrenched workers following the termination of the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project delivery partner (PDP). Its minister Baru Bian said that the federal government was very concerned with the fate of the workers under Lebuhraya...

Cost cutting, retrenchment not unusual

KUCHING: Cost cutting by businesses is nothing out of the ordinary and retrenchment of workers was not unexpected, said Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak president Datuk Abang Helmi Tan Sri Ikhwan. "This is because of the global economic slowdown," he told New Sarawak Tribune yesterday....
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