Employers group wants cost of hiring foreign workers checked

October 1, 20159:47 am341 views

The government needs to address the rising cost of foreign worker recruitment in the 2016 Budget 2016, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said.

The MEF, in a statement, claimed that foreign worker recruitment costs had increased due to outsourcing of services by the government, imposition of levy, expiration of Fomema’s 15-year concession, and high medical inspection cost.

This is one of the measures outlined by the MEF in its 2016 Budget proposals to arrest the escalating costs of doing business which it said had become overbearing.

news source & image credits: themalaysianinsider.com

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