Kimanis by-election: Employers must allow workers to vote — EC

Kimanis by-election: Employers must allow workers to vote — EC

The Edge Markets - Malaysia·2020-01-17 17:09

KIMANIS (Jan 17): The Election Commission (EC) has reminded all employers to allow their workers who are registered voters to cast their vote during the Kimanis parliamentary by-election tomorrow.

EC chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun said any employer who prevents their employees from going out to vote could face action under Section 25(3) of the Election Offences Act 1954.

"Employers can be fined up to RM5,000 or get a year’s jail, if found guilty," he said in a statement today.

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