Friday, April 30, 2021

MTUC

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...

What about local workers?

KUCHING: The state government is urged to look into the issue of unemployment among locals instead of allowing foreign workers to fill up jobs. Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo said at a time when thousands of...

Don’t allow workers to become ‘sitting ducks’

KUALA LUMPUR: In light of employers ramp up warnings of a double-digit hike in unemployment in the coming months, the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) urged the government to not allow local and foreign workers in the country to...

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 –...

Union welcomes policy changes

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak welcomed the announcement by Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob that the nation is expected to see changes in the policy of foreign worker employment as well as curbing...

Ministry urged to provide solutions for employers-workers issues

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) has urged Human Resources Ministry (MOHR) and the Department of Labour Peninsular Malaysia to provide solutions in solving issues between workers and employers post Covid-19. MBM, in a statement today, said the council...

MTUC calls for viable, sustainable plans for workers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) wants to see a viable and sustainable plan in addressing the woes of workers in Malaysia in the short-term economic recovery plan that Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is expected...

‘Make list of SRF, EIS recipients public’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trade Unions Congress (MTUC) has called on the authorities to be transparent and make public the list of recipients of the special relief facility (SRF) and Employers Insurance Scheme (EIS) to avoid abuse of such...

Pay cut is peanuts to the economy

KUCHING: The concept of taking pay cuts by government servants would not substantially help restart the economy. Malaysia Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo said it would be more ‘symbolic’ than anything else. He said better measures to improve...
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Not much to celebrate on Labour Day

KUCHING: Workers all over the country will not have much to celebrate on Labour Day this year in view...
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