Tuesday, April 13, 2021

MTUC Sarawak

Foreign workers to wait until Sarawakians get vaccinated

Entry to state KUCHING: Foreign workers should only be allowed into Sarawak at a later stage after most of the state’s population have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak chairman Mohammad Ibrahim Hamid is of the view...

MTUC Sarawak concerned over lack of savings

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak is concerned over its contributors' lack of retirement savings. MTUC Sarawak stated that the 5.2 percent dividend for Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is within their expectation. “However, our concern remains when 30 percent or...

Total economy shutdown affect our economy

KUCHING: Total economy shutdown will affect the economy badly, said Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak chairman Mohammad Ibrahim Hamid. “I agree that the movement control order (MCO) is sufficient provided that the standard operating procedures (SOPs) are fully adhered...

Wage subsidy for bosses proposed

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak and Sarawak Bank Employees’ Union (SBEU) have welcomed the state government’s Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance 5.0 (BKSS 5.0) package, but believe that more can be done. “We believe that more can be done...

Subsidies to help minimise retrenchments

KUCHING: The government’s wage subsidy programme and Employment Retention Programme (ERP) will help to minimise retrenchments, said Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak chairman Mohammad Ibrahim Hamid. “We should check whether affected companies have applied for the wage subsidies –...

Trim foreign labour

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak is rooting for the government to trim the country’s dependence on foreign labour. Its secretary Andrew Lo described the government’s undecided stance on the issue as exasperating as he stressed that it was...

Sarawak MTUC: Help only deserving companies

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo has stressed the importance of the government ensuring that only deserving companies received assistance to mitigate the impact of Covid-19. He noted that most employers and businesses were demanding for...

Big number of foreign workers raise big questions

KUCHING: MTUC Sarawak was not surprised after learning that 1,178 migrants are among the workers of a glove manufacturer, WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd. WRP is a world leading manufacturer and exporter of premium quality glove products in Malaysia with its global headquarters at...

Act against rogue officials

POSSIBLE DEREGISRATION OF MTUC Regrettably, we are not surprised that the shenanigans at the top level have put the 70-year-old organisation, almost 200 affiliates, and more than half a million workers at risk. KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak has...

MTUC Sarawak takes hands-off stance

MTUC’S POSSIBLE DEREGISTRATION   KUCHING: The possible deregistration of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is a matter for its national headquarters to deal with. This is the position of MTUC Sarawak, according to its chairman, Mohamad Ibrahim Hamid, who said that whatever happens...
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