Only higher wages can induce locals to do 3D jobs

Today's labour news

More Malaysian companies reimbursing Nepali workers for recruitment fees 2020-08-11 [Malaysian Post]

Police raid Al Jazeera and two local broadcasters 2020-08-10 [IFJ]

Authorities reject Al Jazeera journalist visas as intimidation steps up 2020-08-10 [IFJ]

Government harasses Malaysian union leader after safety concerns aired 2020-07-27 [IndustriALL]

Government claims all film needs licence as Al Jazeera attacks increase 2020-07-24 [IFJ]

Utusan returns after a nine-month shutdown 2020-07-24 [IFJ]

Only higher wages can induce locals to do 3D jobs 2020-07-23 [The Reserve]

Anti-trafficking group urges US ban on Sime Darby Plantation goods over alleged child, forced labour 2020-07-09 [Malay Mail]

Police begin investigation into Al Jazeera documentary on migrant workers 2020-07-08 [IFJ]

Malaysiakini contempt case will set a dangerous precedent for democracy 2020-07-06 [IFJ]

Court hears contempt case against Malaysiakini and Steven Gan 2020-07-02 [IFJ]

Union continues organising despite threats and harassment 2020-07-01 [BWI]

BWI Malaysian unions assist migrant workers in wood and forestry 2020-07-01 [BWI]

Union Asks For Increased Wages To Prevent Labour Shortage 2020-06-30 [The Post]

Police question journalist over articles on hospital fire inquiry 2020-06-30 [IFJ]

RM2,700 salary will draw Malaysians to tough jobs, says MTUC 2020-06-28 [FMT]

Relief package distribution to migrant workers in Malaysia 2020-06-27 [GEFONT]

Five activists, charged with picketing at Ipoh hospital, lodge police reports over alleged wrongful arrest, mistreatment in lockup  ActNOW!  2020-06-22 [The Mail]

UNI-MLC’s 1st virtual video conference discusses pressing labour issues arising from Covid-19 pandemic 2020-06-10 [UNI Global Union]

 VIDEO  Bila Kami Bersatu’ (When We Short film about the lives and struggles of three women from Malaysia's national hospital service workers' labor union  ActNOW!  2020-06-06 [Freedom Film Network]

Arrests disrupt peaceful protest by hospital support workers’ union  ActNOW!  2020-06-06 [Think Left]

Stop intimidation of victimised frontline hospital workers 2020-06-04 [Aliran]

Women’s rights coalition: Drop charges against five activists arrested picketing outside Ipoh hospital 2020-06-04 [The Mail]

Five arrested outside Ipoh hospital for peaceful protest against union-busting move 2020-06-03 [Malay Mail]

#MYMediaMatters campaign 2020-06-01 [IFJ]

Education union pivots to address new situations caused by COVID-19 crisis 2020-05-26 [Education International]

Malaysia to deport all Covid-19 negative undocumented workers 2020-05-26 [New Straits Times]

#MYMediaMatters campaign 2020-05-25 [IFJ]

'In This Pandemic, We Got Nothing but Solidarity': The Struggle of Migrant Domestic Workers in Malaysia in Surviving the Lockdown 2020-05-23 [IDWF]

Protect Migrant Domestic Worker from the Extreme Abuse and Exploitation, Justice for the Victim! 2020-05-23 [IDWF]

Malaysia detains hundreds of foreign workers in major raid on KL Wholesale Market 2020-05-11 [The Straits Times]

Court denies access to journalists 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

MTUC: Easing of MCO ‘too fast and too soon’ 2020-05-04 [The Daily Express] 2020-05-02 [JG]

Unions call on government and employers to do more to protect workers, stop COVID-19 2020-04-29 [BWI]

Authorities implement ‘stern action’ against online media 2020-04-15 [IFJ]

Malaysian unions fight for workers during lockdown 2020-04-04 [IndustriALL]

Timber unions call for mandatory COVID-19 testing 2020-04-04 [BWI]

Union picket breaks deadlock in Malaysia 2020-03-17 [IndustriALL]

MTUC calls for establishment of national action committee to contain Covid-19 2020-03-13 [The Straits Times]

Raising young workers’ voice on the streets 2020-03-11 [IndustriALL]

MTUC: Give space to new PM to develop country 2020-03-04 [The Mail]

Social Audit of Stabilo Plant in February 2020-02-29 [BWI]

MTUC: India's call to ban M'sian palm oil harms workers most 2020-01-10 [Malaysiakini]

MTUC warns labour law reforms will backfire on workers 2019-12-27 [Insight]

With suspension, MTUC cannot disburse RM1m compensation to workers 2019-12-27 [Malaysiakini]

MTUC says still temporarily suspended, deregistration still possible 2019-12-26 [The Mail]

MTUC to know fate in one week 2019-12-26 [The Straits Times]

Sarawak MTUC wants minimum wage fixed at RM1,500 for all 2019-12-24 [The Mail]

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