Efforts to end forced labour underway, HR minister says
V Sivakumar says the capacity of labour inspectors will be increased to ensure more prosecutions against employers who commit forced labour.
Nearly a third of domestic workers in Malaysia in forced labour conditions, says UN agency
A survey based on interviews with domestic workers in Southeast Asia says 29% of those in Malaysia face such conditions, compared to 7% and 4% in its neighbours Singapore and Thailand, respectively.
US says Sime Darby Plantation products no longer made with forced labour
Goods made by Sime Darby Plantation have been blocked from entering the US since 2020 over suspected abusive labour practices.
EU seeks to ban products made with forced labour, document shows
The onus however is on national authorities to prove that forced labour was involved in making and processing the products.
Ex-workers at Malaysian glove maker sue companies over forced labour claims
The migrant workers at Brightway Holdings have accused Kimberly-Clark Corp and Ansell Ltd of 'knowingly profiting' from the alleged use of forced labour at the supplier.
US bans imports from another Malaysian glove maker over forced labour allegations
This is the seventh such ban on a Malaysian company in two years.
Labour abuse claims a risk to export growth model?
If Malaysia does not change, businesses could move to other countries, an analyst warns.
Fifth Malaysian glove maker banned in US over forced labour claims
Brightway Group says audit reports from 2019 and 2020 show no practice of 'forced labour or modern slavery'.
Dyson dumps Malaysian supplier ATA over labour concerns
ATA, which is already being investigated by the US over forced labour allegations, had previously denied such allegations.
Another rubber glove maker hit by US ban over forced labour claims
The ban on imports from Supermax was announced after a probe found indications of forced labour in the firm's manufacturing operations.
US lifts ban on Top Glove
The US Customs and Border Protection says it is no longer necessary to maintain its earlier finding which had seen Top Glove products banned over allegations of forced labour.
Weeding out xenophobia at home ministry the solution to forced labour problem, govt told
Lawyers for Liberty says the home ministry must stop its harsh treatment of migrants and commit to conducting significant changes to current migration laws.
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