ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2014

In January 2014, the government of Malaysia announced a change in local-hiring incentives.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 07 Jan 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Local labour

On January 7, 2014, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mr. Muhyiddin Yassin, in his role as chair of the Cabinet Committee on Foreign Workers and Illegal Immigrants (JKKPA-PATI), issued press release KE-11 No. 1/2014, banning fast food restaurants from employing foreign workers, in order to give priority to local employees.

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