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Socso to nail errant employers nationwide starting May

Socso to nail errant employers nationwide starting May

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will launch a massive operation nationwide starting May 5 to track down employers, who failed to register their workers with the organisation. Its chief executive Datuk K. Selvarajah said, as of December last year, only six million employees were covered under the scheme with some 393,359 employers, who actively contributed to it. He said a total of 3,096 e... Read more  >

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Riot Launches Socso Guidelines On Impairment And Disability Assessment

Riot Launches Socso Guidelines On Impairment And Disability Assessment

Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem launched the Social Security Organisation’s (Socso) updated disability assessment guideline manual here last Tuesday. He said the “Guidelines on Impairment and Disability Assessment on Traumatic Injuries, Occupational Diseases and Invalidity” manual was a follow up of the earlier two editions which have been in use since 2003 a... Read more  >

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Self-Employed Workers Expected To Be Under Socso Scheme By Next Year

Self-Employed Workers Expected To Be Under Socso Scheme By Next Year

The Human Resource Ministry targets to include self-employed workers to be under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) protection scheme by next year, said its Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem. He said the scheme would benefit those who were self-employed, including businessmen and taxi drivers, once it was being implemented. “It reflects the government’s concern in looking aft... Read more  >

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Provide more info on health screening, Socso urged

Provide more info on health screening, Socso urged

The Social Security Organ­i­sation (Socso) needs to boost its free health screening campaign by ex­­plaining the need for employees to undergo medical examinations, said Deputy Human Resource Minister Datuk Ismail Abd Muttalib. The free health screening scheme that Socso implemented last year, for which the government allocated RM200mil, had not received the desired response. “Over the past ... Read more  >

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Socso Issued 3,063 Compound Notices Involving Fines Totalling RM2.8 Million Last Year

Socso Issued 3,063 Compound Notices Involving Fines Totalling RM2.8 Million Last Year

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) issued 3,063 compound notices with fines amounting to RM2.8 million to errant employers last year. Its Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) Datuk Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said 1,601 of the cases involved failure to register with Socso or late registration, 313 cases failing to register employees, 16 cases failing to maintain a register on employees an... Read more  >

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Single Recipients Of Socso Pensions, Benefits No Longer Need To Submit Annual Certification

Single Recipients Of Socso Pensions, Benefits No Longer Need To Submit Annual Certification

Beginning this year, all single recipients of Dependent’s Benefit and Survivors’ Pension comprising of widows or widowers, mothers or fathesr, grandfathers or grandmothers are no longer required to submit the annual certificate using Form 117. The Social Security Organisation (Socso) in a statement today said the new rules will facilitate 50,871 beneficiaries who previously had to make... Read more  >

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Socso Extends Validity Period Of Its Health Screening Vouchers To June 30, 2014

Socso Extends Validity Period Of Its Health Screening Vouchers To June 30, 2014

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has extended the validity period of its health screening vouchers ending this Dec 31 by another six months to June 30, 2014. Its chief executive Datuk K. Selvarajah said this was because Socso found that many of workers who received the vouchers had not gone for the health screening yet. “This year, we have issued the free health screening vouchers to... Read more  >

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SOCSO – Contribution Types

SOCSO – Contribution Types

Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) with the types of contribution and some of the benefits you might receive. Types of Contribution First category (employment injury scheme (EIS ) and invalidity pension scheme IPS ) — For employees below 55 years of age. The contribution is paid by both the employer and employee for EIS and IPS. Second category (EIS only) — For registered employees above 55 ... Read more  >

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Socso Benefits For Taxi Drivers Begins 2015 – Selvarajah

Socso Benefits For Taxi Drivers Begins 2015 – Selvarajah

The provision of Social Security (Socso) benefits to taxi drivers under a new protection system is expected to begin in 2015, says chief executive Datuk K. Selvarajah. He said the new protection system would allow most taxi drivers working on their own to contribute towards Socso to safeguard their welfare. “The result of a study which is being conducted on taxi drivers in the Klang Valley b... Read more  >

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A Guide to SOCSO – Malaysia’s Personal Accident Insurance Scheme Part 2

A Guide to SOCSO – Malaysia’s Personal Accident Insurance Scheme Part 2

This time we discuss types of contribution and some of the benefits you might receive. Types of Contribution First Category (Employment Injury Scheme And Invalidity Pension Scheme) For: employees below 55 years of age. The contribution is paid by both the employer and employee for Employment Injury Scheme and Invalidity Pension Scheme. Second Category (Employment Injury Scheme Only) For: registere... Read more  >

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