Thursday, February 18, 2016

MALAYSIA:::VIDEO :::Memorandum sent by MTUC

The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) sent a memorandum to the relevant ministries today in order to inform them of their grouses over the decision to accept 1.5 million foreign labour from Bangladesh. Astro AWANI's Hafiz Marzukhi reports

MALAYSIA:::Unions moot banning pregnancy questions to job candidates

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) called today for the enactment of a law to protect pregnant workers, after a court slashed an award of RM300,000 in damages to RM30,000 for a woman in a landmark gender discrimination lawsuit against the government.
MTUC secretary-general N. Gopal Kishnam also said Malaysia should make it illegal for prospective employers to ask job candidates if they are pregnant.

MALAYSIA:::MTUC wants royal commission on 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers issue

The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to look into the foreign workers issue, and to scrap the plan to bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers.
In a statement today, the trade union federation said the government should do what was right for the people of Malaysia.
It said it could not accept the plan to bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers over the next three years, via the government-to-government's memorandum of understanding.