Dewan Rakyat passes EIS Bill

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — The Dewan Rakyat yesterday approved the Employment Insurance System Bill 2017, which seeks to provide workers who lose their jobs with temporary financial assistance.

The Bill was passed with amendments after being debated by 14 Members of Parliament.

Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot when winding up the debate on the Bill said that through the insurance system, workers who lost their jobs would be given job training to return to work.

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