THE self-employed are now protected by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) and covered by the Self-Employment Social Security Act 2017 (Act 789), which came into effect on June 1, 2017.
The scheme covers temporary disablement, permanent disablement, constant-attendance allowance, dependants’ benefit, funeral benefit, education benefit, as well as facilities for physical and vocational rehabilitation and return-to-work programmes.
Effective 1 January 2020, the Self-Employment Social Security Scheme has been extended to cover 19 sectors including Tourist Guides.
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考虑到许多自雇人士可能并不具有社会保险的保障，政府推出2017年自雇人士社会保险法令根据 2017 年《自雇式社会保障法》所有自雇投保人都受到保障来之自雇工作的工伤，职业危害和工作过程中可能发生的事故。除了医疗，身体康复和职业培训外，该计划还为自雇人士及其受益人提供现金福利。该计划从 2020 年 1 月 1 日起扩展到其他 19 个行业领域包括导游行业。