Union win for Utusan journalists

Today's labour news

Call for ratification of ILO C87 in Malaysia 2019-09-16 [IndustriALL]

Pension scheme for civil servants being studied 2019-09-06 [The Reserve]

Parliament starts discussion on a new law to protect domestic workers' rights 2019-09-02 [Biz&Human Rights Resource Ctr]

Nepal and Malaysia closer to agreement to resume sending workers from Nepal 2019-08-30 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

UN poverty report justifies need for living wage, says MTUC 2019-08-26 [Insight]

Union win for Utusan journalists 2019-08-21 [IFJ]

Journalists ejected from opposition party annual meeting 2019-07-23 [IFJ]

Journalists ejected from opposition party annual meeting 2019-07-22 [IFJ]

RM700 too high to encourage workers to take up latest amnesty programme, says union 2019-07-19 [Free Malaysia Today]

1,500 Sipitang timber workers hopeful for their job security 2019-07-09 [MalaysiaKini]

Dr M's 'Malaysians don't want to work' remark irks Penang MTUC 2019-07-01 [Malaysiakini]

Empower our local workers with a living wage 2019-07-01 [The Star]

MTUC urges govt to ratify treaty 2019-06-30 [The Star]

MTUC at loggerheads with HR Ministry, MEF over ratification of trade union rules 2019-06-22 [The Star]

GPs go ‘on strike’ for higher consultation fees 2019-06-11 [Today]

NGOs back reinstatement of foreign workers replacement system 2019-05-29 [New Straits Times]

Address workers’ issues, MTUC Sabah urges govt 2019-05-22 [Borneo Post]

Ministry: No freeze in intake of foreign workers 2019-05-22 [NST]

Dr M: Govt gives priority to employment of citizens 2019-05-22 [NST]

KUB to lay off staff, sell mill to be profitable again 2019-05-22 [NST]

Statistics show higher labour force and participation rate - but MTUC says exploitation a problem 2019-05-22 [The Star]

MTUC slams PM remark on low wage 2019-05-22 [The Malaysian Insight]

Ban political ownership of news media, says MTUC 2019-05-22 [Free Malaysia Today]

MTUC calls on Govt to formulate special Act to protect TVET graduates 2019-05-22 [The Edge Markets]

Workers union to meet director of Ipoh-based health support firm following protest 2019-05-22 [Malay Mail]

Dr M: Govt to improve labour laws, processes 2019-05-07 [MTUC]

MTUC warns against ‘low pay versus none’ debate 2019-05-07 [MTUC]

Mahathir suggests working at night to escape scorching heat 2019-05-07 [MTUC]

RCEP - trade unions seek consultation by the government 2019-04-23 [Malaysiakini]

CBA starts new chapter on migrant worker organising at Corinthian 2019-04-22 [BWI]

Stop currying favour with capitalists, prioritise our workers, MTUC tells govt 2019-04-14 [The Sun]

Journalists assaulted by political party leaders 2019-03-27 [IFJ]

Journalists must be consulted on press council development 2019-03-11 [IFJ]

EU ambassador: Malaysia making good progress in women’s rights 2019-03-07 [The Mail]

More than 200 Nepalis are languishing in Malaysia jails 2019-02-17 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Mother of Indonesian maid tortured to death in Malaysia calls for justice 2019-02-13 [ST]

53 Malaysian firms barred from hiring Nepalis over mistreatment 2019-02-11 [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com]

Stopping migrant worker abuse 2019-01-23 [Ethical Trading Initiative]

En Malaisie, les syndicats réagissent à la réforme des lois sur les relations sociales et les syndicats 2019-01-19 [IndustriALL]

Unions respond to reform of Malaysia's Industrial Relations and Trade Union Acts 2019-01-19 [IndustriALL]

Unions respond to reform of Malaysia's Industrial Relations and Trade Union Acts 2019-01-18 [IndustriALL]

Wrong to retain workers’ wages or deter workers’ right to leave employers 2019-01-14 [Aliran]

KTMB workers union urges gov’t to be cautious when buying trains from China 2019-01-04 [Malaysiakini]

Ansell says worker rights abuse in its supply chains under investigation 2019-01-04 [ABC]

Migrant worker wage cuts to prevent runaways is forced labour 2018-12-31 [Kini]

MEF, MTUC want EIS to be fine-tuned for improvement 2018-12-23 [The Star]

Firing employees over non-work hours’ misconduct? Employers, unions have their say 2018-12-23 [The Mail]

Shocking proposal to deduct 20% of migrant workers’ wages 2018-12-15 [Aliran]

Kula warned against ‘simplistic’ solution in cutting foreign workers’ salaries 2018-12-15 [FMT]

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