Friday, April 24, 2015

MALAYSIA:::MTUC shocked with the arrest and detention of 11 workers exercising right to picket

Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) is shocked with the action of the Malaysian police who arrested 11 workers from the National Union of Tobacco Industry Workers (NUTIW) at a picket near the factory along Jalan University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor at about 1.50pm yesterday(23/4/2015). The right to picket is a workers’ right provided for in Malaysian law, in section 40 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967.