The BN government must keep its July 2012 minimum wage promise to workers, says Charles Hector.
Charles Hector asserts that Renesas must immediately recognise the workers’ union and reinstate workers’ leader Wan Noorulazhar and other workers who have been terminated.
A regional workshop held recently has come up with landmark recommendations to protect the employer-worker relationship from being undermined by labour outsourcing arrangements.
The Fair Labour Association (FLA) is expected to release an investigative report about labour conditions in Foxconn’s factories in China that produce for Apple, later on this week, reports GoodElectronics.
The decision by Singapore’s Manpower Ministry to grant foreign domestic workers a weekly rest day is an important reform but falls short of international standards, Human Rights Watch has said.
Workers are being squeezed as proposed labour law amendments do little to remedy long-standing injustices for employees, points out Syed Shahir Syed Mohamud.
Dozens of civil society groups have expressed serious concern about a camera manufacturing firm in Shah Alam that has repatriated a group of female migrant workers who tried to assert their rights.
The working class would be the most affected group due to the recent unprecedented 30-sen oil hike. On the one hand, the Government has given a free hand to capitalists to exploit and squeeze the workers. Now, by reducing the oil subsidy, the government has abandoned the little responsibility it had for the working class, says S Arutchelvan.
A noisy crowd forces the Deputy Human Resources Minister and officials to skip their meals and discuss workers' demands instead.