The Edge Markets | 25 October 2018
KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no more middlemen, who earn super-high profits, in the hiring of foreign workers in Malaysia soon.
The joint committee between the home ministry and human resources ministry on the management of foreign workers has decided to discontinue the practice of outsourcing foreign worker recruitment to agencies as early as next year.
It also intends to implement a multi-tier levy system, which is expected to result in a 20%, or higher, increase in levy, by next year.
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