28 October 2020 – Special Task Force set up to identify Malaysian workers in Singapore

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Human Resources
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan

Overview: The Human Resources Ministry sets up a Special Task Force Committee to develop a comprehensive database of Malaysian workers in Singapore to identify strategies and action plans to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/28/human-resources-ministry-sets-up-committee-to-help-malaysian-workers-in-singapore

Type of Justification: Increase in the number of job layoffs among Malaysians in Singapore due to COVID-19.