When they unite


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  • Monday, 17 Feb 2020

Fighting for their rights: Single mothers and hospital cleaners (from left) P. Thillama, Roziah and S.Rita took the courage to stand up and reactivate their workers' union. – Photos by Freedom Film Network

AN annual pay rise, continuous employment, 15 days of paid public holidays... the demands of the 1,000-odd government hospital cleaners (in the northern region) are basic.

As one worker from Penang, Roziah MH, said: “"With the current high cost of living, we need a better salary. RM1,200 is not enough if you have small kids who are still in school, you need more money. “That is why we asking for an annual pay rise.…

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