Thursday, April 15, 2021

MTUC

MTUC S’wak welcomes court decision

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak has welcomed the Federal Court decision that hoteliers are not entitled to utilise their employees’ service charge to satisfy their statutory obligations to pay the minimum wage or incorporate them into a...

Work from home, a new norm that should be continued

KUALA LUMPUR: The Work From Home (WFH) or remote working, which has been widely practiced since the movement control order (PKP) was implemented more than a year ago, is gaining acceptance although many find it awkward initially. The reopening of...

Socso sets up task force to investigate contributors’ claims

ALOR SETAR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has set up a special task force to investigate claims under the Socso Employment Injury Scheme for Covid-19 to expedite payments to those involved. Deputy Human Resource Minister Awang Hashim said applications from...

MTUC Sarawak welcomes Act amendments

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak welcomes the relevant amended parts of the Industrial Relations Act as announced by Minister of Human Resources Datuk Seri Saravanan. These amendments to the Act will be implemented with effect from Jan 1,...

High time to enforce amended housing law

KUCHING: It is high time for amendments to the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446) to be enforced nationwide, said Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak chairman Mohammad Ibrahim Hamid. He said the conditions for...

Include MTUC in task force on policy compliance in rubber-based industry

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) said the federation of trade unions and its affiliate, the National Union of Employees In Companies Manufacturing Rubber Products (NUECMRP) should be included in the newly-established Labour Legislation and Policy Compliance...

MTUC hopes Cabinet passes proposal to increase social welfare aid

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) hopes the Cabinet will unanimously agree with Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's suggestion of raising the Social Welfare Department’s monthly aid for needy people. Its secretary-general J Solomon said MTUC welcomed...

MTUC lauds new poverty line at RM2,208

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) welcomes the government’s decision to revise the national poverty line index (PLI) substantially from a monthly household income of RM980 to RM2,208. In a statement, MTUC secretary-general J. Solomon congratulated Prime Minister...

Call to extend moratorium by 6 more months

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has urged the Finance Ministry and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to pull its weight in ensuring banks extend the moratorium by at least another six months, especially for the targeted group...

Union tells federation to prove claim

MEF claims businesses will fold if made to pay RM2,700 living wage KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) to prove its claim that many businesses will fold if the living...
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Administrative directive on use of ‘Allah’ will be issued soon

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