Compulsory SOCSO Coverage for Domestic Workers (2021)

Recently, the Malaysian Human Resources Ministry, through the Social Security Organisation (SOCSO, also known as PERKESO), announced the extension of social security protection coverage to domestic workers effective 1 June 2021. If you are a Malaysian employer of a foreign domestic worker, this new government rule needs to be complied with (kindly note if you are a … Read more

How do I remit my foreign domestic helper’s salary in Covid-19 times?

During this Movement Control Order, many remittances counters in Malaysia are closed, which affects many workers’ ability to send money home over the counter. Your worker may be seeking your assistance to help transfer their salaries home at this time. 1. What are remittance companies? Unlike traditional banking, customers of remittance services need not open … Read more