If the situation of precarious employment does not change, Malaysia may very well continue to be listed as one of the worst countries for workers and trade unions, warns Charles Hector.
Almost four dozen civil society organisations have called on the government to prioritise the rights of workers and trade union to ensure the well being of workers and their families.
Sixty seven civil society groups have called on the government to immediately rescind the decision to allow employers of migrant workers to recover the foreign workers’ levies they paid to the government from the...
The government has implemented the minimum wage policy for political reasons without any strategic plan to address the flood of foreign workers into the country, observes Ronald Benjamin.
Under this pro-business BN government, trade unions have been weakened and workers’bargaining powers eroded, writes Charles Hector.
In the first of a two-part article, Charles Hector examines how a pro-business government has led to a steady weakening of workers’ rights and their welfare and livelihood.
More than a hundred civil society groups from across the region have endorsed a statement opposing these amendments, which they feel will undermine the employer-employee relationship and erode workers’ rights.