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‘ECRL let go mostly unskilled workers’


In a dilemma: According to a China-based subcontractor, many of those employed to work on the ECRL project have either taken pay cuts or been let go. —Bernama

In a dilemma: According to a China-based subcontractor, many of those employed to work on the ECRL project have either taken pay cuts or been let go. —Bernama

PETALING JAYA: Most of the 1,000 workers of East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), who are reportedly retrenched following the suspension order, comprise unskilled labour paid on a daily basis, says an industry source familiar with the matter.

“The layoff is necessary following the stop-work order,” the source said.

   

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