PUTRAJAYA JULY 2: Employers are required to comply with the government’s directive to allow workers to work from home (WFH) as the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) have received many reports from the workers saying that they will be terminated if they fail to work as usual.
Minister of Human Resources, Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said, in case the employers are still insisting the workers to come to work, report could be channelled via the Ministry Working for Workers (WFW).
He said, besides the Work from Home (WFH) report, the application have 16 report categories involving labour issues. MOHR is consistently giving priority to the reports received and actions will be taken by the Ministry’s office at Putrajaya, telephone: 03-8886 5002/5003, Faxs: 03-8889 2390, Ministry E-Mail: www.mohr.gov.my.
“From 23rd May 2021 and 1st July 2021, MOHR via WFH application have received 1,878 reports relating to employers not allowing workers to work from home.
“The states with the highest WFH reports include Selangor (696), Kuala Lumpur (505), Johor (196) and Pulau Pinang (123),” Saravanan said in a statement here today.
The Minister said, from 1st June until 1st July 2021, 59 compounds relating to non-compliance with the workers’ capacity at the work place had been issued by the enforcement agencies under MOHR such as the Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia (JTKSM) and the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (JKKP).
“With the imposition of EMCO in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur that will start on 3rd July 2021, MOHR will activate its enforcement via acts under the Ministry and urges the employers to comply with the EMCO SOP that was set by the government as a measure to stop the transmission chain of COVID-19 pandemic. – Malaysia World News