Tuesday, January 25, 2022


Four-day work weeks, practical or not?

Questions arise over cost, productivity and the payment of wages if the conventional work week is trimmed by a day.

Govt should honour GE14 ‘wage contract’ with workers

Politicians are urged to honour their promises and announce the new minimum wage order in accordance with their manifesto text.

Those in gig economy not included under definition of workers, Dewan Rakyat told

Deputy Human Resource Minister Awang Hashim says there is no record of labour cases that would allow gig economy workers to enjoy similar benefits as workers.

The customer isn’t always right

The saying should only hold true insofar as both parties involved in the transaction are satisfied.

Millions of workers to get free vaccines as immunisation drive comes to factories, industrial sites

The Covid-19 immunisation programme enters its fourth phase to ensure private sector workers are vaccinated.

Only 16% of applicants allowed to work during lockdown period, says Azmin

Although over 10 million applied for permission, only 1.57 million were given the green light.

No on-site vaccination of factory workers yet, Khairy says

He says the programme for this will only begin once there is enough vaccine supply for the general public under Phase Three of PICK.

Industrial workers in Penang, Selangor, to be prioritised for Covid jabs, says Azmin

He says this includes foreign workers, who play an important role in restoring the country's economy.

Uber to pay drivers minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions after UK court ruling

The company is being challenged by its drivers in multiple countries over whether they should be classed as workers or self-employed.

Nearly 100,000 laid off since January

These include highly skilled workers who had earned RM4,000 and above each month.

No forcing workers to take leave during WFH period, govt warns

Employers cannot force workers to take annual or unpaid leave during this period.

Pandemic taking a toll on workers’ rights, say lawyers, activists

Workers are more aware of their rights but still fear employers taking advantage of them.

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