13 Apr '18, 2am

Ikea Singapore gives Malaysian workers day off to vote in #GE14

Ikea Singapore gives Malaysian workers day off to vote in #GE14

SINGAPORE: To help its Malaysian employees head home for Malaysia’s 14th general election (GE14) on May 9, Swedish furniture giant Ikea said on Thursday it will give them an extra day of paid leave. But the employer appears to be the exception. It was the only company contacted by TODAY that is making a special concession to help Malaysian employees return home to vote. Out of about 30 firms contacted, five responded to queries. The Malaysian Election Commission’s announcement this week of polling day, which is a Wednesday, has triggered a scramble for bus and plane tickets among overseas Malaysians looking to travel home. Malaysians living in Singapore, Brunei, southern Thailand and Kalimantan in Indonesia are not eligible to vote by post and are required to return to the country on election day to cast their vote. About 80 Malaysians work at Ikea’s stores and service off...

Full article: https://www.nst.com.my/world/2018/04/356681/ikea-singapor...

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