Top Glove likely to be charged over cramped dorms


Cause for concern: Only 665 out of 54,000 companies providing accommodation for their workers had applied for a certificate of accommodation so far. — AZMAN GHANI/The Star

PUTRAJAYA: Nineteen investigation papers have started on Top Glove, which has been linked to the Teratai cluster in Selangor where infections have raged among workers at its dormitories.

Labour director-general Asri Ab Rahman said the department opened 21 investigation papers on violators of the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act following an enforcement operation in Perak, Kedah, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan and Johor last week.

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