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MTUC says Socso's change in Covid-19 claims status 'regressive'
Published:  May 19, 2022 3:40 AM
Updated: 3:40 AM

The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called out the Social Security Organisation (Socso) for changing the status of Covid-19-related claims from an employment injury to an occupational disease.

In urging for intervention from Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, MTUC secretary-general Kamarul Baharin Mansor in a statement, said Socso's management had made a "regressive move" that did not take into account workers' interests.

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