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Govt contract workers sidelined under Budget 2022, says group
Published:  Nov 4, 2021 8:06 AM
Updated: 8:06 AM

The recently tabled Budget 2022 has failed to take into account measures addressing problems faced by government contract workers, said a grassroots organisation representing the workers.

Despite prior engagements, the Network of Government Contract Workers (JPKK) said the government still failed to adequately compensate frontliners including cleaners, gardeners and security service staff in hospitals and schools, as well as contract medical officers.

"Even though they are working as frontliners who are exposed to threats of...

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