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Jobless millions to haunt India election

The government's failure to create enough jobs is a key issue for voters in the polls.

Over 21,000 people lost jobs this year

About a third of them were managers, professionals and technicians.

US weekly jobless claims drop; continuing claims lowest since 1973

A strong labour market and robust economy likely keep the Federal Reserve on course to increase interest rates again in December.

‘Underdog’ Rafizi says he won in Pahang, neck-to-neck race with Azmin

The former Pandan MP says he hopes PKR members will evaluate him based on his commitment to the party's struggle.

US stocks rise after September jobs data

The US Labor Department estimated that the country added 134,000 net new positions last month, far weaker than analysts expected and a figure that was likely dented by Hurricane Florence.

Ex-IGP Khalid now ‘jobless’ after quitting Prasarana role

However, no reason was given for his decision to leave the public transport firm.

Jobless man sobs after getting 4 days’ jail, fine for stealing...

The magistrate orders him to serve an additional one month’s jail if he is unable to pay the RM1,000 fine.

Segi Fresh throws a lifeline to affected Giant staff

The supermarket chain says it is looking to hire many of the Giant staff who will soon be out of a job.

The controversy over the Employment Insurance Scheme

Article weighs pros of EIS benefits to employees against cons to national economy and market liquidity.

Engineer found dead with gunshot wound in head

The father of four is said to have been depressed as he had been jobless for two months.

Why employers hesitate to hire fresh graduates

Employers federation says today’s workers are expected to multi-task and fresh graduates need to be open to learning and doing different things.

Insurance scheme to help those who lose jobs

The Employee Insurance Scheme is expected to be undertaken by Socso and implemented in 2018.

More to be jobless in 2017

Serdang MP Ong Kian Ming says Malaysians need to improve their skills to stay employed in the difficult times ahead.

Over 75,000 workers terminated since 2015

The highest sectors to retrench staff were the finance and insurance sector, followed by manufacturing and the transport and storage sector, says the Human Resource Ministry.

Employers’ body: More to be retrenched in next 3 years

Malaysian Employers Federation Executive Director Shamsuddin Bardan says businessmen claim there are too many additional costs imposed on them and are shifting to other Asian countries.

Number of unemployed public university graduates to soar

Former UM vice-chancellor says it could rise to 600,000 if nothing is done to improve their English proficiency and university education as a whole.

Economist: Foreigners working as labourers becoming bosses

They are posing tough competition for locals involved in a variety of businesses, says former RAM Holdings Group Chief Economist Dr Yeah Kim Leng.

Thirteen years for man who used ‘love’ to justify rape

Jobless man also ordered to be whipped twice after failing to convince judge that he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, three years ago, out of love.

Peneraju: Give jobs to locals first

Peneraju says rights of locals to jobs should not be neglected by employers.