There were 3,777 civil service job applications by persons with disabilities as of Sept 2022. Only 27% (1,008 people) were called for an interview. 15% of those who came for an interview (71/ 468) were hired. Overall, 1.9% of 3,777 applicants got hired.
The Autism Inclusiveness Direct Action Group and allies tell HR Minister Sivakumar that OKUs are excluded from hiring and that since Merdeka, mechanisms for reporting discrimination could not be accessed by people with disabilities.
The Malaysian government must involve the disabled community in all decision-making processes that involve us, which is commensurate with the Prime Minister's vow that "No one will be marginalised under my government".