UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT - The unemployed workers need financial assistance - and in 2014, by reason of the increased usage of short term (or fixed duration) employment contracts rather than regular employment until retirement, many more workers become unemployed, some for certain periods until they can find a new employment. Likewise, the use of the contractor for labour system is also resulting in the higher risk of unemployment.
If it becomes a RIGHT - then, Malaysians will better served. The assurance of the existence of such benefits would be comforting.
Payment of the latest edition of the 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) will be credited to the recipient's bank account on Feb 22, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said today.He said about 5.4 million recipients will receive their BR1M payment on Feb 22, the same day it will be launched by the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
"The remaining two million recipients who do not have bank accounts, they will receive their BR1M payment in stages starting Feb 23.
"The payment will be handed over to them at a ceremony to be held in all the 222 parliamentary constituencies," he told reporters at the Tambun parliamentary Chinese New Year open house at SJKC Pei Cheng, Chemor near here.