"In this regard, the Company's counsel had highlighted the fact
that this court had ordered a salary adjustment of 8% which was higher
than the preceding collective agreements. In making that order, this
court had taken into account the fact that the last salary adjustment for
the Union members was made on 30 April 2009. Therefore, it was never
the case that the court had not taken all these factors into consideration.
I must also emphasise that the order for the 8% increment in salary was
a unanimous decision of the court in the said Award "
"The union has received information that foreign workers continue to arrive in the country in alarming numbers."
The absence of a clear policy on foreign workers is not good for Malaysia’s image and reputation both in the domestic and international arena, MTUC Secretary-General N Gopal Kishnam has cautioned in a statement. “The government must have a clear policy to avoid confusion among all parties involved.”