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Sarawak MTUC unhappy no human resources minister in new state Cabinet

Its secretary, Andrew Lo, says human resources development is key to Sarawak's progress.

Top companies hiring during Merdeka month this year

Here are 10 companies with vacancies just waiting to be filled.

Govt tells Socso to extend scheme to farmers, fishermen

Self-employed workers should also receive protection in the event of an accident, says minister.

30,000 unemployed? Time to become more competitive

Although the HR Minister disputes this figure, employees should up their game and find ways to become more relevant in regard to their job skills.

Nearly full compliance with minimum wage, says Kula

The human resources minister says 98% of employers have complied with the directive which came into force earlier this year.

‘Irresponsible’ to amend labour laws without consulting us, says Yong

Sabah labour matters are different from those in the peninsula, says the Sabah Progressive Party president.

G25’s Noor Farida appointed to head HRDF

The fund says the former diplomat is a proven leader and her appointment will be invaluable for the institution.

Minister denies claim of ‘crony’ law firm at HRDF

M Kulasegaran says he is not in charge of the fund's day-to-day operations.

Send foreign workers home if you cannot protect them, Putrajaya told

Tenaganita says Malaysians cannot keep quiet any longer and let foreign workers continue to suffer.

No end to argument on foreign workers

As long as there are no real policy changes in minimum wages and the entry of foreign workers into the country, locals will continue to look overseas to earn a decent living.

Putrajaya to terminate services of firms handling foreign workers

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the hiring of foreign workers will soon be handled by an agency under the human resources ministry.

Increase wages, not retirement age

Higher salaries and wages are better catalysts in ensuring improved household savings and financial resilience, consequently enabling sufficient contributions for retirement.

Kula: Productivity-linked wages can bring skilled Malaysians home

The human resources minister says there are more than 700,000 skilled Malaysians working abroad in various fields.

Minister questions price tag, 2-year delay in revamp of govt job...

Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran asks why the revamp cost RM24.5 million and was not completed by 2016 as scheduled.

MyEG gets licence to carry out recruitment activities

It says the licence is in line with the recent launch of the job matching and placement service to match Malaysian employers with foreign workers.

‘Foreign cooks’ solution doesn’t fix labour problem, say restaurateurs

Restaurant associations say the government should encourage more locals to work at restaurants, including through training programmes.

Wages must start at RM1,500, not lower, says PSM

Socialist party says the government should immediately standardise wages based on the figure it promised.

Kula misinformed on Bestinet, says company boss

It explains role in recruitment of foreign workers and denies links with former home minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

HRDF members want new auditors, says minister

M Kulasegaran says the HRDF members are unhappy with the current auditors as their credibility is reportedly in question.

Ex-HRDF board member to sue, willing to be probed by MACC

RA Thiagaraja says attacks on him are aimed at tarnishing his reputation and he will take legal action.

Comprehensive labour reform needed

While reform is badly needed, the system that is broken must be repaired through a process of evolution and not via revolution.

A little too late to retrain civil servants in English

By right, anyone opting to pursue a career in the civil service should already be competent in both Bahasa Malaysia and English.

Honeymoon over for human resources fund

It is time for the HRDF to pull up its socks and take seriously its duty to monitor the quality of trainers in the country.

Pay up training levy, errant employers told

Manpower minister M Kulasegaran says 50% of companies registered under human resources fund have not paid.