Race to legalise foreign workers

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  • Monday, 27 Aug 2018

In limbo: Many foreign workers, including those in the construction sector, are not sure of their status.

PETALING JAYA: With just days before the end of the foreign wor­kers amnesty programme, the race is on to legalise workers in the construction, food and services sectors.

The 3+1 amnesty programme ends on Thursday and according to feedback, many employers are caught in a bind with the Immi­gra­tion Department and its vendors said to be hard-pressed coping with the surge in rehiring demand.

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