The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is disappointed with the loss of jobs for workers at toll booths, by reason of automation or the ‘electronic toll collection’ (ETC) system. Many local workers, especially women workers, have lost their jobs by this move by highway toll operators. The Malaysian government failed to protect employment of workers, when these companies choose to do away with human workers in favour of automation.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
: It is not possible to hire skilled foreign workers for now because Malaysia has not recognised skills certificates from source countries for such workers.
Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said this in response to a statement by Deputy Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Abd Muttalib on Friday advising employers to hire trained and skilled registered foreign workers to prevent the risk of accidenyts at the workplace.