Thursday, February 11, 2016

MALAYSIA:::Employ locals, reduce dependency on foreign workers: MTUC

KUALA LUMPUR: The issue of increased levy for foreign workers would be easily solved if employers make a conscious efforts to employ locals and reduce their dependence on foreigners.

 Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Secretary-General Gopal Kishnam told Bernama today that the problem persisted because employers were over dependent on foreigners and refused to provide job opportunities for locals. “At present there are more than 2.1 million registered and an estimated four million unregistered foreign workers in Malaysia.