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The finance minister says the health protection scheme is meant to help the poor and should be looked at from a humanitarian perspective.
It says many see insurance coverage as a burden.
MTUC says the move is long overdue while Tenaganita says a monitoring system should be set up to ensure transparency in the deduction of monthly wages.
Only 3,300 drivers nationwide have signed up to contribute to the Self-Employed Employment Injury Scheme.
Survey of 1,505 people mirrors that of a 2015 Bank Negara survey which found affordability was the main reason people did not buy policies or allowed policies to lapse.
Grab communications manager Regina Robin says company provides coverage of up to US$10,000 per person for their driver-partners, but any damage to the car is not covered.