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Minister: More than 155k employees laid off during pandemic
Published:  Sep 22, 2021 11:22 PM
Updated: Sep 23, 2021 2:04 AM

PARLIAMENT | A total of 155,893 employees have lost their jobs during the Covid-19 outbreak, Human Resources Minister M Saravanan said.

However, he added, the retrenchments were done according to the law and none of the 5,959 employers has been brought to court for violating the Employment Act 1955.

“The ministry, via the Labour Department...

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