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Topic: International Labour Organisation

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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15  — The Workers’ Minimum Standard of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Bill 2019 which aims to expand the minimum standard of housing and provision of basic facilities for wo...
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WHAT an exciting week it was for Malaysians.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has highlighted the glaring weaknesses in the nation’s education system as one of the reasons for unemployment among youths.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed amend­ments to the Workers’ Mini­mum Standards of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Act will not make it compulsory for employers to provide housing and accommodation, said the Human Resour­ces Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed amendments to the Workers' Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Bill does not make it compulsory for all employers to provide housing and accommodation, says the Human Resources Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Bill was tabled in Parliament Thursday (July 11) to make it compulsory for employers to provide centralised accommodation for employees in all industrial sectors such as plantation, construction and manufacturing, including high-tech industries.
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GENEVA, July 1 — As climate change worsens, growing heat stress on workers in agriculture and other sectors will cause a productivity loss equal to 80 million full-time jobs over the next decade, th...
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PETALING JAYA: Following a backlash over its vote against an international convention on workplace harassment, the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has claimed that its action was due to “certain misconceptions”.
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LETTER | It is with much regret that I note the diatribe in the media on the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) voting against the International Labour Organisation treaty to improve protection fo...
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This is an open letter to the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC), the Malaysian Employers’ Federation (MEF) and the Malaysian delegation that attended the International Labour Organisation (ILO)...
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PUTRAJAYA: Random checks by the Human Resource Ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30 per cent of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 27): Random checks by the Human Resource Ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30% of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage.
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PUTRAJAYA: Random checks by the human resources ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30% of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage ruling.
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PUTRAJAYA: Random checks by the Human Resource Ministry on 274 employers nationwide recently found that almost 30% of them did not comply with the RM1,100 minimum wage.
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THE International Labour Organisation treaty addressing sexual harassment in the workplace is a step towards making workplaces more accessible, especially for women.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — A women’s rights group today criticised the government and the Malaysian Trades Unions Congress’ (MTUC) decision to abstain from supporting an international treaty on har...
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PETALING JAYA: The human resources ministry today called out the Malaysian Trades Unions Congress (MTUC) for wanting to seek help from the United Nations to ratify an international convention which th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) today urged the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to convince Putrajaya to ratify Convention 87 (C87), which deals with the freedom of as...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has held discussions with the Japanese government on collaboration on issues relating to labour and technical and vocational education training (TVET), says the Human Resource Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): The Women's Aid Organisation (WAO) today called for the introduction of at least seven days of paternity leave in the private sector in light of the upcoming amendments to the ...
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PSM has lauded Education Minister Maszlee Malik for saying his ministry will do whatever it takes to resolve issues facing contract workers under its employment.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today Dr Yeah Kim Leng's reappointment and Datuk Dr Gan Wee Beng's appointment as external members of the central bank's monetary policy c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prof Yeah Kim Leng and Datuk Gan Wee Beng have been appointed the two external members in Bank Negara's monetary policy committee (MPC), effective April 1.
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EVERY year, April 28 is celebrated as World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services Malaysia (Cuepacs) welcomes the Health Ministry’s reduction of housemen’s working hours, saying they had stressed...
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THE Shah Alam High court yesterday again deferred its decision on the question of whether a migrant worker without a valid work visa has the right to claim unpaid wages after she had been employed for...
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PETALING JAYA: A domestic worker from Indonesia must wait longer to know whether she is entitled to claim five years’ back wages amounting to more than RM30,000 from her Malaysian employer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There was a drop in the number of unemployed youths – from 309,700 (11.5%) in 2017’s fourth quarter to 293,700 (10.5%) in last year’s fourth quarter – the Dewan Rakyat was told t...
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PETALING JAYA: Trade union groups and NGOs have voiced dissatisfaction with Putrajaya’s move to backtrack several labour laws found in initial amendments made to the Employment Act last September.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has decided not to proceed with its plan to impose a curfew on those below 18 years of age, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail announced today.
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The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has taken aim at apparently "malicious" statements that could jeopardise Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran's efforts to reform the Employment Act 1955.
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PETALING JAYA: If you are a migrant worker, you’ll get better treatment in Thailand than in Malaysia, according to British labour rights activist Andy Hall.
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The Shah Alam High Court has deferred its decision on whether an undocumented worker has the right to claim over four years of unpaid wages, according to human rights group Tenaganita.
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The proposal by Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran to set a minimum wage structure for different industries makes nonsense of the purpose of institutionalising minimum wages.
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 27): The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has expressed concern over the plan to raise the threshold in the Employment Act 1955 from the current monthly salary of RM2,000 to RM4...
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PETALING JAYA: The Employment Act will be amended to cover management staff, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
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PETALING JAYA: The Human Resources Ministry is going to war against forced labour especially against delinquent companies and those that practise some form of forced labour, said its minister Kula Seg...
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GEORGE TOWN: The government has declared “all-out war” against forced labour as it does not want to attract sanctions against Malaysian goods and services, which will hurt the economy in the long ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The Human Resources Ministry will declare war on human trafficking and forced labour, now that a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) has been formed to investigate the death cam...
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PETALING JAYA: If it is too good to be true, then it probably is.
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PUTRAJAYA: The dress code guidelines for Muslim workers in private sector will be presented at the meeting of the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) first, said the Human Resources Ministry.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 29): The dress code guidelines for Muslim workers in the private sector will be presented at the meeting of the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) first, said the Human Resources M...
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PUTRAJAYA: The human resources ministry today said it will take into account views from the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) before it implements dress code guidelines for Muslim workers in the...
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SUBANG, Jan 18 ― The Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) proposed today forming legislation governing domestic workers separately instead of having it as part of the Employment Act 1955.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS (Jan 3): The Government is studying the need to create a comprehensive development plan for Orang Asli as an effort to bring progress to the pribumi community, says Deputy Prime Mini...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The government is studying the need to draw up a comprehensive development plan for the Orang Asli to bring progress to the community.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS : The government is studying the need to create a comprehensive development plan for orang asli as an effort to bring progress to the pribumi community, says Deputy Prime Minister Da...
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The government is studying the need to create a comprehensive development plan for Orang Asli as an effort to bring progress to the pribumi community, says Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Isma...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS : The government is studying the need to create a comprehensive development plan for orang asli as an effort to bring progress to the pribumi community, says Deputy Prime Minister Da...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS, Jan 3 ― The government is studying the need to create a comprehensive development plan for Orang Asli as an effort to bring progress to the pribumi community, says Deputy Prime Mi...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS (Bernama): The government is studying the need to create a comprehensive development plan for Orang Asli as an effort to bring progress to the community, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.