Saturday, June 13, 2015

MALAYSIA:::Nufam alleges MAS being cowards and avoiding them

PETALING JAYA: The National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia (Nufam) has asked that an open debate be held with either Malaysia Airlines (MAS) senior management or the in-house employee union Maseu regarding the retrenchment of the airline’s 6,000 employees as well as issues that led to the airline’s losses over the years.
Saying Nufam was ready for this talk any time, its president Ismail Nasaruddin however felt that MAS was trying to avoid a confrontation with them.

MALAYSIA:::Sabah timber workers to find out next week if they can form union

The workers of Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) will find out next Friday if their 24-year battle be part of a union will come to fruition.
The Kota Kinabalu High Court is due to decide then whether to grant the paper and pulp company leave for its application for a judicial review on June 19.
SFI had filed a judicial review on May 14 seeking to quash a ministerial order on the eligibility of its employees to vote in a secret ballot election on whether they wanted to be represented by the Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU).