The state of Johor is considering revising its rest days, which are currently on Friday and Saturday, according to Menteri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi.
He also stated that he has been paying attention to people’s complaints about the disparities in rest days for private and government institutions.
“The state government will look into this so that parents and children can rest on the same days,” he explained.
Similar concerns have been addressed in the past, however the state ultimately declined to alter its weekend when prompted to in April 2014, just 4 months after the new rule was implemented.
Besides business and family-related complaints, the public has also opposed the Saturday-Sunday weekend as it clashed with their dealings, personal or otherwise, with persons from other states who observed a Friday-Saturday weekend such as KL.
The state has mandated a weekend change since…