Malaysian employees traveling to Singapore every day will be housed in rooms or are asked to take leave, claim hotels that are affected by an order of restraint on movement in the country. Nevertheless, the occupancy rates for hotels are not affected by the coronavirus in the workforce.
The lock-down announced on Monday (16 March) begins on Wednesday (18 March), ends on March 31.
Jeane Lim, general manager for Grand Park City Hall, said about 10% of the Malaysian staff employed at the helm of homemakers, cooks, and housekeeping, commute the border regularly.
She added that the hotel would provide these workers with free lodging in guest rooms. Three of them accepted the offer this afternoon.
The Singapore hotelier Far East Hospitality will provide Malaysian employees with accommodation said Chief Executive Arthur Kiong, which includes properties such as Oasia Hotel Downtown and The Barracks Hotel Sentosa.
Annual leave will be used for those who live in Malaysia. Afterward, the organization will add a paid leave.
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