Saturday, December 7, 2013
PETALING JAYA, Dec — A union representing cabin crew members of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) today threatened to picket over the national carrier’s refusal to the acknowledge the union and the firing of its president.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Irked that lawmakers are toying with giving themselves a raise even as the government was increasing tariffs and taxes while cutting subsidies, the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) yesterday suggested that minimum wage be lifted to RM1,500 to match. Describing the move as untimely, MTUC president Mohamed Khalid Atan further warned that pressing ahead with such a move will attract backlash from members of the public already straining under steadily rising cost of living.
In both opening and closing this week’s Executive Committee, to resounding applause from the EC members, President Huber welcomed Napoleón Gómez Urrutia to address the EC in person. This was Napoleón's his first trip outside Canada since he was forced into exile in 2005.
Symbolic Napoleón Gómez victory moves IndustriALL | IndustriALL