Umno proposes immediate formation of gig economy commission

UMNO is proposing that the government immediately establish a Gig Economy Commission Malaysia, which aims to regulate the gig industry ecosystem and safeguard the welfare of the entire economic chain starting from service providers, suppliers, workers and consumers.

Party president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the sector is booming in the country with more than 1.12 million gig workers registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation.