Germany has strict data privacy laws because of its history of Nazi and Communist state surveillance of citizens, meaning that companies have no right to find out about health issues relating to their staff.
The company is being challenged by its drivers in multiple countries over whether they should be classed as workers or self-employed.
Top Glove has been hit with 10 counts of failing to provide certified accommodation for its workers in Ipoh.
The initiative will give Asian manufacturers a stronger voice in setting payment and delivery terms with Western high-street brands.
Human Resources Minister M Saravanan says the government has only received applications for certificates of accommodation for 8.89% of foreign workers in the country.