Dewan Rakyat: 2,237 Government Pensioners Register As Job Seekers

Last update: 07/04/2015

KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 (Bernama) -- A total of 2,237 government pensioners have registered with 'JobsMalaysia' as of December, 2014, to seek for employment.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim said of the number which was recorded by the Peninsular Malaysia Manpower Department, 1,026 had managed to obtain jobs.

"The statistics showed that 75.8 per cent of those that registered are men and 24.2 per cent, women," he said in a written reply to Sim Chee Keong (DAP-Bukit Mertajam) at the Dewan Rakyat Tuesday.

Shahidan said 72 of the pensioners who had obtained employment were in the management and professional group, 224 (middle management group), 453 (support group) and 277, in groups that had not been identified.

He said Melaka recorded the highest number of pensioners who had returned to work, followed by Perak, Kuala Lumpur FT, Putrajaya FT and Labuan FT.