Long-term solutions needed for foreign labour


According to the Human Resources Ministry, Malaysia currently hosts about 2.1 million documented foreign workers, which accounts for about 14% of the domestic labour force. (Foreign constr workers getting food during the early stages of Covid-19.)

IN Malaysia, there had been concerns with regard to the increasing number of foreigners, especially the unskilled foreign labourers in Malaysia.

The influx of foreign labourers to Malaysia creates multiple economic, socioeconomic and political dilemmas. Thus, it is of utmost importance to decrease the overdependence on foreign labour.

Implications of hiring foreign labour

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