MKMA – Local and Foreigner Subcribe to Same Social Security Protection

Mkma-socsoDato’ Tang Chong Chin, The President of Malaysia Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA) said the new enforcement of SOCSO for foreigner worker effective Jan 1, 2019 will provide foreigner with double social security protection.

He urge government to cancel requirement for Employer to purchase Foreign Worker Compensation Scheme (FWCS) and Foreign Worker Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance Scheme (SKIPPA) for foreign worker when renew permit.

Else it will create protection benefit discrimination between local and foreign worker.

Dato’ Tang Chong Chin plead Ministry of Human Resource (MOHR) review the foreigner socso scheme so that to secure employer/manufacturer’s sustainability, production capacity and competitiveness in Malaysia in order to avoid employer/manufacturer to incur unnecessary cost and further affect the benefit and will-being of local employee.

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