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Employers’ group urges Senate to reject labour law amendments

The Malaysian Employers Federation says the human resources minister had failed to consult stakeholders before tabling the changes in Parliament.

Reject amendments to labour laws, MTUC urges senators

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress says the changes were rushed through the Dewan Rakyat without endorsement by labour and employers' groups.

Ministry mulls action against Utusan over staff’s abrupt termination

It comes a day after hundreds of Utusan Melayu workers were told to pack up.

US diamond ban has ‘political agenda’, slams furious Zimbabwe

America barred trading of rough diamonds from African country on Tuesday for use of forced labour.

Deliveroo food deliveries hit European roadblocks

Deliveroo is facing questions over whether its employment practices meet respective labour law standards in the countries it operates in.

MTUC warns bosses over rising trend in ‘defrauding’ workers of their...

Malaysian Trades Union Congress secretary-general J Solomon says employers must pay fair compensation.

Court rules against senior manager axed for poor performance

Industrial Court raps Jerald Wong Thai Hian for blaming his poor performance on company's technology platform.

Pay more to keep local workers here, says MP

Charles Santiago says plans for Japanese visa programme show the need to raise wages in Malaysia first.

Trade union groups slam govt for backtracking on labour laws

The Decent Working Group says the present amendments are at odds with Pakatan Harapan's manifesto pledge to improve the lives of the working class.

Sacked employee to get full arrears if called back to work,...

Court chairman Bernard John Kanny explains RM870,408 award to employee reinstated after 58 months.

Current minimum wage of RM1,100 too high for some sectors, says...

The human resources minister says the ministry is looking into more "relevant" basic salaries for different sectors.

Argentina’s Macri downgrades labour reforms after union reforms

The Argentinean government will delay its planned labour reforms after pressure from union leaders, as well as violent protests.

Review of labour laws to protect pregnant women

Human resources ministry says employers who fire pregnant employees who are on maternity leave could be fined RM10,000.

MTUC: Don’t wait for TPPA to amend labour laws

The government should not let TPPA's current uncertainty stop it from amending existing labour laws, says MTUC.

Malaysia becoming death camp for migrant workers

The maltreatment of migrants has led to many deaths and brought disgrace to the country besides obstructing long-term economic progress.