The state of ‘gig economy’ worker in Malaysia

I’ve been doing some research on the definition of a ‘gig worker’ for my upcoming webinar but can’t seem to find a good definition. I came across research work by The Centre a think tank on the gig economy in Malaysia especially in trying to classify various gig workers involved by income level and demographics. […]

Regulations needed for gig economy workers in Malaysia

Here’s an essay by EMIR Research discussing the various benefits provided by the Malaysian government for gig economy workers. As someone that deals a lot with tech companies and startups, I have drafted countless online agreements for digital platforms and marketplaces which leverages extensively on the supply of gig economy workers. I can’t help but […]

Tricky solution for tacking unemployment in Malaysia

Here is an essay by Datuk Mohd Sahar Darusman, the chief employment insurance at SOCSO regarding the demand and supply in the labour market in Malaysia. There is an anecdote below on a female diploma grad who ended up becoming an e-hailing driver really got me thinking today. Diploma holder a driver Nur Hafizatul Nabila […]