Harapan: Wage subsidy needs to double if it is to prevent retrenchments

Modified 31 Mar 2020, 8:53 am

CORONAVIRUS | Pakatan Harapan said the RM600 wage subsidy Putrajaya is offering to businesses to cope with the economic downturn brought about by the Covid-19 crisis needs to be doubled if the measure is to be effective in preventing retrenchments.

"The government will spend RM5.9 billion under the wage subsidy programme where RM600 will be paid for three months for 3.3 million workers.

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