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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): A report with suggestions for improvements has been prepared by the Independent Committee on the Management of Foreign Workers (JKBPPA) and will be presented to the Cabinet so...
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran said he cannot change the minimum monthly wage of RM1,100 unilaterally as the amount was decided with the National Wages Consultative Council.
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LETTER | We refer to the article MTUC warns of 'sour grapes' out to jeopardise labour law reforms.
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran has defended the recent appointments to the board of the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). According to the Ipoh Barat MP, the new appointees are all trus...
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THE country achieved another first last month, with the release of the National Wage Index (NWI), a statistical indicator that measures the changes in remuneration of various jobs and occupations in t...
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LETTER | We are surprised that MTUC secretary-general J Solomon is disappointed by the group of trade unions and NGOs calling upon Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran to be transparent before tabli...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran said today.
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LETTER | Now that Pakatan Harapan is in power, what is the status of stateless Indians?
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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: The joint committee of the home and human resources ministries today announced that the multi-tier levy system for foreign workers will begin on Jan 1 next year.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former chief justice Arifin Zakaria will lead the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to look into the issue of human trafficking and graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, three years ago.
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LETTER | I refer to the Human Resource Minister M Kulasegaran’s recent response to the plight of Indira Gandhi (above) whereby he said, “…it would be very improper to interfere in another minist...
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PETALING JAYA: The government plans to stop foreigners from working in jobs with salaries below RM10,000. Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran said Putrajaya was considering the abolition of the Cat...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) said the National Wages Consultative Council should only set the minimum wage and not be seen as exceeding its jurisdiction.
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PETALING JAYA: Defending his statement about having different minimum wages for different sectors, Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran today said he was merely following the recommendations of the ...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 26): The sectoral-based minimum wage being considered by the government is allowed under the law, said Human Resource Minister M Kulasegaran.
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The Penang division of Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) says it is shocked with Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran's alleged remark that the current RM1,100 minimum wage was too high for some...
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PETALING JAYA: A Selangor executive councillor claims that the state government is committed to pushing for a law to protect the interests of workers, particularly estate workers.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KOTA KINABALU: Saying the RM1,100 minimum wage is too high for some businesses, the human resources ministry today revealed that it is looking into more “relevant” basic salaries for different sec...
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PETALING JAYA: A human rights group has welcomed the government’s proposal to introduce a registration system for Malaysians who wish to work overseas to protect them against exploitation.
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PETALING JAYA: The independent committee set up by the Cabinet to streamline policies and management of foreign workers has completed its report, which will be submitted to the government soon.
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PETALING JAYA: The human resources ministry is planning to revive the Malaysian Overseas Employment Management Center (MOEMC) to protect Malaysian workers abroad against exploitation.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee today called the human resources ministry “irresponsible” over its plans to amend the Sabah Labour Ordinance.
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PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran today dismissed a claim by the Malaysian Employers Federation that about 30,000 people will lose their jobs this year.
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KOTA KINABALU (Feb 15): Close to 1,300 employees employed by 14 banks in Sabah and Labuan will benefit from the Sabah Commercial Bank’s Association (SCBA) and Sabah Banking Employees’ Union’s (S...
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A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother called for justice, as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia's courts.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother has called for justice as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia's cou...
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LETTER | Although the Social Security Organisation (Socso) targeted 100,000 taxi and e-hailing drivers to register for the Self-Employment Social Security Scheme in Feb 2017, I was pleasantly surprise...
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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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GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s M Kulasegaran says he can no longer look into the custody case of kindergarten teacher M Indira Gandhi due to his position as a federal minister.
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IPOH: The human resources ministry is monitoring more than 10 companies for violating the Employment Act in the treatment of their foreign workers.
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PETALING JAYA: A human rights group has welcomed the government’s proposal for an online system to handle monetary transactions and applications for foreign workers, but warns against privatising or...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: DAP political education director Liew Chin Tong has accused Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders of fooling the Orang Asli in villages in the Jelai constituency by giving them the impressi...
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CAMERON POLLS | Deprived of access to information, some Orang Asli in Cameron Highlands still think that BN is the federal government while Pakatan Harapan is the opposition, said DAP senator Liew Chi...
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PETALING JAYA: Police are currently questioning Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) staff over alleged misappropriation of funds, fraud and other malpractices that took place under the Barisan Nas...
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PETALING JAYA : Following revelations that more than RM100 million under the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) had been misused to buy property, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) urged th...
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PETALING JAYA: Less than 10% of about 100,000 taxi and e-hailing service drivers have signed up for insurance coverage under a Social Security Organisation (Socso) scheme.
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 said the action of several ministers and an MP holding events in Cameron Highlands before the start of by-election campaigning period is “principally wro...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ansell, an Australian company which manufactures protective industrial and medical gloves and condoms, said it is investigating allegations that Top Glove, one of its major Malaysian sup...
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COMMENT | We are perturbed by the Human Resources Ministry's proposal for employers to deduct 20 percent of their foreign workers' basic salaries as a means to bond workers to their employers.