PUTRAJAYA, Feb 9 — The Ministry of Human Resources (KSM) has opened the application for quota to hire foreign workers in the laundry, scrap metal or scrap items and bird’s nests subsectors starting January 25.
In a statement today, KSM informed that applications can be submitted through the Foreign Worker Centralised Management System (FWCMS) platform under the FWe Approval module to obtain approval to employ foreign workers from the Director General of the Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia in line with the enforcement of Section 60K of the Employment Act 1955 (Amendment 2022).
It said following the approval from the director-general, quota applications can be made through the eQuota module.
The laundry and scrap metal/scrap items subsectors are categorised under the services sector and regulated by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living and the Ministry of Home Affairs respectively, while the bird’s nests subsector is part of the agriculture sector, regulated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.
For further enquiries, employers are advised to contact the KSM Migrant Worker Management Division at 03-88852939/2940.