Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Starting next year, workers who have been laid off will qualify for an interim benefit in the form of a cash allowance of RM600 per month for a maximum of three months under the Employment Insurance System (EIS).Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said the Government had allocated RM122mil to Socso to implement the EIS.He said 57,282 individuals were expected to claim the benefit involving more than RM103mil next year."Through the EIS programme, those who take up Voluntary Separation Schemes (VSS) are also eligible for the benefit," he told a media conference here, Tuesday.

Starting next year, workers who have been laid off will qualify for an interim benefit in the form of a cash allowance of RM600 per month for a maximum of three months under the Employment Insurance System (EIS).

Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said the Government had allocated RM122mil to Socso to implement the EIS.

He said 57,282 individuals were expected to claim the benefit involving more than RM103mil next year.

"Through the EIS programme, those who take up Voluntary Separation Schemes (VSS) are also eligible for the benefit," he told a media conference here, Tuesday.

1 comment: