KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 7): Apart from nine new clusters detected today, 52 of the 254 existing active clusters also reported an increase in new cases today, with the Bukit Pasir Cluster (Muar, Johor) recording the highest number at 779 new cases.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 26): Malaysia today recorded 11 new clusters, the highest number so far, with four of these involving workplaces in the federal capital, Selangor and Pahang.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 22): More companies have reported Covid-19 infections at their workplaces after conducting screen tests on their employees.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 18): Six new Covid-19 clusters — with a total of 113 infections — were announced by the Health Ministry today, three of which were detected in workplaces.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 27): About 30% of the Covid-19 clusters reported in the country since the start of the pandemic in January are linked to the workplace, said Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the government to come out with clear guidelines and directives on the screening of workers for Covid-19, saying a lot of confusion remains on the ground.
Beyond the work-from-home orders to millions of office workers around the world, another major shift has impacted work trends following the Covid-19 health scare — the sudden avoidance and even abandonment of finger- and thumb-biometric scanning to mark staff attendance and ensure workplace security and hygiene.
For many years, office landlords have charged rents for the provision of standard office space on fixed terms.
ACCORDING to CBRE’s 2017 Asia Pacific Occupier Survey, global economic uncertainty and a focus on cost savings are prompting MNCs to proactively adopt workplace strategies.