Daily Express Malaysia |22 October 2018
There is a need to review the RM250,000 security deposit set for private employment agency licence under the Category C as stipulated in the Private Employment Agency Act 1981 (Amended 2017).
Sabah Foreign Workers Employment Agency Association (Pappas) President Anthony Leong said majority of the private employment agencies in the State fall under the Category C for job placements within and outside Malaysia, and for non-Malaysian workers in Malaysia.
He said the Government needs to consider either reducing the amount from RM250,000 to RM50,000 or postpone its implementation in Sabah due to the current not encouraging economic situation.
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