Tag: self employed
So far, only about 13,000 drivers have done so, says deputy human resources minister Mahfuz Omar.
Self-employed workers should also receive protection in the event of an accident, says minister.
There should be a contributory social protection scheme for freelancers for workplace injuries, accident protection and other contingencies.
The self-employed man is allegedly an intermediary who collects bribes and hands them over to the suspects, says a source.
For a start, the new law would be enforced to provide Socso protection to self-employed taxi drivers and e-hailing service providers.
The Self-Employment Social Security Bill 2017 seeks to make it mandatory for all self-employed people to contribute to the fund which will distribute benefits to individuals insured.