Thursday, June 24, 2021

Socso

Government extended Wage Subsidy Programme due to its effectiveness

KUALA LUMPUR: The successful implementation of the Wage Subsidy Programme by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) in rescuing 4.7 million workers and 498,882 employers previously had prompted the government to extend it for another month through Pemerkasa Plus, says...

Hope Place and Socso collaborate to help B40 get jobs

KUCHING: Non-governmental organisation (NGO) Hope Place and Social Security Organisation (Socso) are working together to help more B40 people get employment through Socso’s My Future Jobs Drop Box programme. Hope Place founder Kelvin Wan said Hope Place and several NGOs...

Socso contributors get RM1.296 billion

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has channeled RM1.296 billion to Sarawakians through the economic stimulus packages announced by the federal government following the Covid-19 pandemic. Its chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Datuk Aziz Mohammed said the aid...

Socso urges self-employed women to register under Prihatin Wanita Programme

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) is calling on self-employed women to register under its Prihatin Wanita (SPW) Programme. Socso chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said the federal government has allocated RM10 million to be utilised...

Covid-19 victim’s family gets his Socso benefits

KUCHING: The family of a man who died of Covid-19 has received a cheque for RM2,000 and other benefits from the Social Security Organisation (Socso). The cheque was presented by Sibu Division Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) coordinator Dr Annuar Rapaee,...

Ministry studying need to raise Socso contribution by RM1 or RM2

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resources Ministry is studying the need to raise Social Security Organisation (Socso) contributions under the Employees’ Social Security Act 1969 (Act 4) without burdening the people. Its minister, Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said the contribution rate...

Wage subsidy programme termination will not increase unemployment rate

KUALA LUMPUR: The termination of the Wage Subsidy Programme (PSU) will not contribute to increase in layoffs or unemployment rate, said Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed. He said this was based on...

Call to aid bosses in non-MCO states

KUCHING: Most of parties concerned are believed to receive well the Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai) worth RM15 billion. However, it could have been more comprehensive if businesses in the non-MCO (movement control order) states are rendered...

Socso sets up task force to investigate contributors’ claims

ALOR SETAR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has set up a special task force to investigate claims under the Socso Employment Injury Scheme for Covid-19 to expedite payments to those involved. Deputy Human Resource Minister Awang Hashim said applications from...

Send foreign worker immediately for screening

KUALA LUMPUR: The Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) urged employers to immediately send their foreign workers for Covid-19 screening to curb the pandemic. Its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed, in a statement today,  said since Dec 1 until...
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