Thursday, July 11, 2013

How does union-funding of the Labour Party work?

Chris MasonBy Chris Mason

Construction worker showshis gratitude

ALOR STAR: Tan Chew Seong had always been very careful when carrying out his job as a construction worker.

An expert on installing water tanks, the 39-year-old fell several floors from a multi-storey building under construction here last October.
Fortunately, he survived the fall but suffered a broken left hand. He has since been operated on three times and been in and of hospital a number of times, including being warded for 15 days immediately after that ill-fated day

The International Labour Organization (ILO) - Mission and objectives

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that labour peace is essential to prosperity. Today, the ILO helps advance the creation of decent work and the economic and working conditions that give working people and business people a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progress. Its tripartite structure provides a unique platform for promoting decent work for all women and men. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

ILO, EU, Bangladesh government adopt new compact on garment factory safety

ILO Director General's remarks at EU "Staying Engaged" meeting for Bangladesh

The new compact aims to improve health and safety, labour rights and responsible business conduct in Bangladesh’s ready-made garment industry.

Ops Kesan to nab employers who fail to make Socso contributions

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will launch its massive enforcement operation, dubbed Ops Kesan 2013, against employers who fail to make Socso contributions for their employees, on Sept 1.
Its chief executive officer, Datuk K. Selvarajah said a campaign to increase awareness among employers about Socso benefits and protection available for employees will be held throughout July and August before the operation is implemented in September.