Jobless Malaysians Highest in a Decade, So What's Next?
Laurence Todd, Head of Research & Development, IDEAS
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In March, the number of unemployed persons rose to over 600,000, which Chief Statistician Datuk Seri Dr. Uzir Mahidin said is the highest unemployment rate in a decade.
Laurence Todd, Head of Research & Development at the think-tank IDEAS, discusses govt policy, youth unemployed and the potential for rehiring as lockdown ends.
Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar
Presented by: Roshan Kanesan, Noelle Lim, Khoo Hsu Chuang
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Tags: unemployment, work, job, employer, employees, Covid-19, Malaysia, partial lockdown, MCO, CMCO,