Sunday, January 12, 2014

MALAYSIA>>PDPA abused by banks, claims NUBE

Nube claims commercial banks are forcing employees for consent to obtain their personal data without proper security.
KUALA LUMPUR: Commercial banks are abusing the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA), claimed National Union of Bank Employees (NUBE).
“The government made the law with good intention and requires the bank to obtain individual consent.
“However banks now are forcing its employees to obtain their personal details along with the personal data of their immediate family members,” said Nube general secretary J Solomon in an interview recently.

MALAYSIA>>Hong Leong saved by Najib connection?

Nube says the authorities have not acted against the bank despite complaints about discrimination.
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Union of Bank Employees (Nube) today accused Hong Leong Bank Berhad (HLB) of marginalising employees who are appealing against transfers orders.
Its secretary general, J Solomon, said the union had complained to various authorities to no avail.
He speculated that the bank was being let off the hook because one of its directors is Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s brother.

MALAYSIA>>Isu Cola: Kerajaan perlu respons jika prihatin

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SHAH ALAM - Kongres Kesatuan Sekerja Malaysia (MTUC) menggesa kerajaan bertindak atas prinsip prihatin kepada rakyat untuk memberi respons kepada cadangan memberikan Elaun Sara Hidup (Cola) RM300 kepada pekerja swasta.