EUROCHAM Malaysia Urges MOHR to Reconsider the New Policy on Recruitment of Foreign Workers and Expatriates due to the Impracticality of the Requirements and Impositions to the Business Community

Kuala Lumpur, 3 November 2020 – EUROCHAM Malaysia is truly concerned by the recent announcement of YB Datuk Seri M. Saravanan, Minister of Human Resources on 29 October 2020 and the latest follow-up updates published by PERKESO (SOCSO) on 31 October 2020, which requires companies to advertise job vacancies on the national employment portal – MYFutureJobs for a period of 30 days as well as to obtain MYFutureJobs recommendation from SOCSO for the application to hire expatriates. The European business community perceives this latest measure to be devastating for the investment destination Malaysia and companies are turning away.

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