Employers must first register or contribute to the EIS and SOCSO before applying for the WSP. This application is entitled to Malaysian citizens only. Employer must also declare the total number of Malaysian and foreign employees** ** Note: The definition of Companies size is based on the number of Malaysian and foreign employees.
Yes. Both companies are eligible to apply for WSP for the same employee if the employer fulfill the eligibility conditions as shown in “Table 1”.
The employer shall pay their employee’s salary as usual with the same rate and then apply for WSP to SOCSO. The subsidy wages received from SOCSO is a subsidized wage to the employer. SOCSO and EIS contribution payments are mandatory based on the employee’s actual salary.
The interpretation of wages or salary or income is in accordance with the interpretation of wages under the Akta Keselamatan Social Pekerja 1969 [Akta 4]. It includes all monetary payments to employee such as basic salary, overtime payment, commission, payment for unutilized annual or medical leave, allowance, incentive, arrears of wages, wages for maternity leave, [...]
Employer will be informed through email. The listing of employers that has been approved will be listed in PERKESO website https://eiscentre.perkeso.gov.my/ including the number of the staff approved
No. All application must be submitted by employer.
No. If the employee is resigned voluntarily within the first 3 months of the subsidy period, the employer will only need to update the employee information in the system. If employer failure to do so, it will subject to legal action
Yes, provided the employer complies with the required labour law principles for retrenchment
No. The Wage Subsidy will be paid from the month of application submitted and there will be no backdated payment.
Can. The employers can choose any of their local employee who earns RM4,000 and below to apply Wage Subsidy