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T Ramalingam (1955-2023) – workers’ leader par excellence 2023-12-04 [Aliran]

Migrant Domestic Workers in Malaysia: Forced Labour and its Catalysts 2023-11-30 [New Naratif]

UNI Affiliate Leader Receives Malaysia’s Trade Union Leader Award for 2023 2023-11-18 [UNI]

Government revokes press passes 2023-11-17 [IFJ]

HR minister: One million trade union membership target achieved ahead of schedule 2023-11-14 [The Malay Mail]

Hospital workers’ union to meet with health minister over cleaners’ woes 2023-10-19 [Free Malaysia Today]

Trade union bill deceptively promotes expansion of trade unionism 2023-10-17 [The New Straits Times]

Parliament passes bill to recognise workers' unions 2023-10-10 [The New Straits Times]

Laws allowing excessive overtime makes Malaysia party to propagating forced labour 2023-09-25 [Aliran]

Sindicato malasio insta al Gobierno a que respete la decisión de la OIT y reincorpore a trabajadores despedidos 2023-08-23 [IndustriALL]

Le syndicat malaisien appelle à respecter la décision de l’OIT et à réintégrer les travailleurs 2023-08-21 [IndustriALL]

Union calls on government to respect ILO decision and reinstate workers 2023-08-21 [IndustriALL]

Малайзия: Профсоюз призывает правительство уважать решение МОТ и восстановить рабочих 2023-08-21 [IndustriALL]

Malaysia: Exploitative employment is the key reason migrant workers become undocumented, finds IOM study 2023-08-11 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

Government authority blocks news outlets ahead of state elections 2023-08-09 [IFJ]

Workers’ rights champion Rajasekaran passes away 2023-08-08 [The Star]

Trades union body in support of progressive wage policy 2023-07-14 [Now]

Malaysia Dyson ‘forced labour’ claims to be heard at High Court 2023-07-11 [Morning Star]

Amend Sabah Labour Ordinance to protect employees, says MTUC 2023-07-09 [The Star]

Amendments to Sarawak Labour Ordinance up for submission to MoHR, says Gerawat 2023-07-09 [The Post]

New ILO study highlights steps to strengthen decent work in Malaysia’s rubber glove supply chain 2023-07-04 [ILO]

Union win in Malaysia: After decade-long organizing struggle, AEON voluntary recognizes union 2023-06-07 [UNI]

Building Power Through Associations: Experience of Grab Drivers in Malaysia 2023-06-04 [Asian Labour Review]

A Labour Agenda for Malaysia 2023-05-28 [Asian Labour Review]

HR Ministry replaces labour DG amid foreign workers job scam 2023-05-19 [Malaysiakini]

Abuse of migrant workers will tarnish Malaysia’s image 2023-05-08 [Aliran]

L’Internationale de l’Éducation honore la mémoire du champion de l’éducation Perianan Ramanathan 2023-05-07 [IE]

La Internacional de la Educación honra la memoria del gran líder de la educación Perianan Ramanathan 2023-05-07 [IE]

Global Education International honours the memory of education champion Perianan Ramanathan 2023-05-05 [Education International]

Workers’ unions say setting of minimum wage should take into account various aspects 2023-05-04 [The Mail]

Labour rights: Negotiating for change 2023-05-04 [Aliran]

May Day in Malaysia: Minimum guarantees for workers means a fairer society for all 2023-05-04 [China Labour Bulletin]

Workers' unions want higher employers' EPF contribution for those earning below RM4,001 2023-04-30 [The Star]

ILO Committee supports union against company's refusal to negotiate 2023-04-01 [BWI]

IFJ welcomes groundbreaking new NUJM agreement 2023-03-08 [IFJ]

Nepal 5th convention of GSG Malyasia had concludes 2023-02-19 [GEFONT]

New ILO initiative to help protect migrant worker wages in Malaysia 2023-02-03 [ILO]

Major review of labour policies needed, say researchers 2023-01-29 [freemalaysiatoday]

A labour agenda for Malaysia 2023-01-20 [New Mandala]

Malaysia Indonesia and Malaysia agree to fight 'discrimination' against palm oil 2023-01-09 [JP]

Just pay your people! 2023-01-06 [freemalaysiatoday]

Gaming unions prepare for changes to labour legislation 2022-12-17 [UNI]

Two arrested for harassment of Malaysia Gazette journalists 2022-11-14 [IFJ]

UK Migrant workers issue legal claim against Dyson for alleged forced labour and abusive working conditions 2022-11-10 [Leigh Day]

Former Utusan Malaysia media workers to receive compensation 2022-11-02 [IFJ]

Government accused of political interference in the media 2022-09-17 [IFJ]

Goodyear settles labour abuse claims with workers in Malaysia 2022-09-15 [The Jakarta Post]

Proveedor de Apple en Malasia debe poner fin a la represión sindical de inmediato 2022-09-14 [IndustriALL]

Un fournisseur d'Apple de Malaisie doit cesser immédiatement ses attaques contre le syndicat 2022-09-13 [IndustriALL]

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