Monday, June 15, 2015

MALAYSIA::: Nufam condemns Transport Minister’s statements / Kenyataan Akhbar Mengenai Kenyataan Menteri Pengangkutan Dato Seri Liow Tiong Lai

National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia (Nufam) condemned the statements by Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai for “creating confusion” regarding the dismissal of 6,000 Malaysia Airlines (MAS) employees.
Nufam president Ismail Nasaruddin claimed Liow’s statements seem to change from day to day, leaving many of the workers involved frustrated.
Liow allegedly issued a statement to several newspapers today saying that most MAS staff had gratefully received a termination package and that no party was left unsatisfied, except for Nufam.
“The statement is very confusing and different from two days ago. He (Liow) has advised MAS and agreed to sit down with Nufam, but his statement today is different.

500,000 children countrywide engaged in hazardous work - ZCTU

THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions says over 500,000 children countrywide are engaged in hazardous work because of economic challenges that have mostly affected the vulnerable and working poor. ZCTU trustee Pembere Wadzanayi said the current situation had become a trade union concern because it had potential to deprive children a better foundation particularly in terms of education.