All’s not lost for retrenched workers

Esquel Malaysia Sdn Bhd (formerly The Eastern Garment Co Sdn Bhd) plant in Bayan Lepas would be ceasing operations on June 12. — Filepic

THE Penang government, through its Penang Career Assistance and Talent (CAT) Centre, is offering help to 500 employees of Esquel Group Malaysia Sdn Bhd (EGM) who would be retrenched come June 12.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the closure of EGM factories in Penang and Kelantan certainly affected Malaysians, especially Penangites.

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