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Major PPE Maker Shuts Factories After Nearly 2,500 Workers Test Positive For Covid-19 [Forbes] 2020-11-24

Malaysian union victorious after seven year battle over unfair dismissals [IndustriALL] 2020-11-18

Unions push for law on industrial manslaughter [BWI] 2020-09-22

IFJ report highlights the impacts of Covid-19 on press freedom [IFJ] 2020-09-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Malaysia reassures on supply after world's largest latex glove maker shuts factories 2020-11-27 [Thomson Reuters]

Major PPE Maker Shuts Factories After Nearly 2,500 Workers Test Positive For Covid-19 2020-11-24 [Forbes]

Female palm oil workers face abuse, no pay 2020-11-18 [AP]

Malaysian union victorious after seven year battle over unfair dismissals 2020-11-18 [IndustriALL]

Media union calls for exemption from work from home directive 2020-10-24 [IFJ]

Parliament to restrict media access 2020-10-21 [IFJ]

Malaysia's Top Glove raises remediation payment to migrant workers 2020-10-11 [Thomson Reuters]

U.S. bans imports from Malaysian palm oil company FGV 2020-10-11 [Thomson Reuters]

Ensure safety of media workers 2020-10-09 [IFJ]

Unions urge gov't regulators to address work-related accidents 2020-09-30 [BWI]

These gloves help fight Covid-19. But they're made in sweatshop conditions 2020-09-24 [Los Angelos Times]

Unions push for law on industrial manslaughter 2020-09-22 [BWI]

BWI and Malaysian union fight wage cuts and harassment 2020-09-13 [BWI]

Toyo Tires urged to recognize Malaysian rubber union 2020-09-04 [IndustriALL]

IFJ report highlights the impacts of Covid-19 on press freedom 2020-09-02 [IFJ]

Malaysia Loosens Migrant Labor Ban After Business Blowback 2020-08-25 [VOA ]

More Malaysian companies reimbursing Nepali workers for recruitment fees https://tkpo.st/3gKAgE3 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]

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