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Better accommodation for foreign workers, employers urged

Employers have been urged to comply with the requirements stated in Act 446 to provide decent accommodation for their foreign workers, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. Director of the Legal and Enforcement Division of...
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Govt urged to review proposal on foreign workers

The government should review the proposed new condition whereby companies are allowed to hire foreign workers by paying for the repatriation of undocumented migrants in the immigration depot, says the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers...
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Labour Recalibration Plan to legalize undocumented immigrants

The Home Minister announced employers in the construction, manufacturing, plantation and agriculture sectors will be allowed to legally employ undocumented foreign workers under the Labour Recalibration Plan for undocumented immigrants. Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin...
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More time needed to comply new law for local workers accommodation

It has been over a week since a new law on workers accommodation came into force, but industries are asking for up to a one-year extension to meet the fresh requirements. Malaysian Employers Federation...
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Focus on redeployment of local workers instead of foreign workers

The government is implementing a worker redeployment initiative to reduce job losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said the initiative involved online registration by the workers through...
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Foreign workers’ redeployment reduces local workers opportunity

Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said the requirement for foreign workers to have valid work permits in order to be re-employed to another employer defeats the overall purpose of redeployment. Its executive director, Datuk Shamsuddin...
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