Employment Retention Program (ERP) is known as the Program Pengekalan Pekerjaan, in short is an immediate financial assistance provided for employees who had taken unpaid leave due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Please see details below for ERP,

1. Who is qualified?

  • All private sector employees (including temporary employees) who have registered and contributing to EIS.
  • Monthly wages with RM4000 and below.
  • Unpaid leave taken (30days minimum) for a period of 1 to 6 months.
  • Unpaid leave notice was issued by employer starting from 1st of March 2020.

*_Note: Above criteria are to be met and as stated in https://www.perkeso.gov.my/index.php/en/kenyataan-media_

2. How to apply?

  • Employers to submit application on behalf of their employees through email erpc19@perkeso.gov.my.
  • Application submission consists of two forms

This form mut be filled by the employers except Part B. Maklumat Pekerja – to be filled up in the 2nd form.
Download the form from here

2nd form – ERPC-19
This form is basically the Part B of the 1st form. The employers are ought to fill up the affected employees’ details with this form. Download the form from here.

3.What is the payment method?

  • The ERP payment will be credited to employers’ account.
  • Once the employers received payment from SOCSO, payment is required to direct debit into the affected employees’ account within 7 days.
    *_Note: For futher information and clarification, please visit https://www.perkeso.gov.my/index.php/en/kenyataan-media_

Hope it helps!

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