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16 Apr 2020

How common is working from home?

WFH is uncommon among Malaysia’s most vulnerable workers, the self-employed. Recent findings indicate that only one in four self-employed workers worked from home, while close to half of them lost their jobs during the Covid-19 crisis. Coupled with the lack of social protection and measures to assist them during this crisis, the vulnerabilities experienced by the self-employed have been further amplified.