Pact with few gains and many risks


Instead of promoting free trade, the CPTPP is all about imposing rules that are friendly to powerful multinational companies and business lobbies.

FROM the Industrial Relations Act to problems at the workplace brought about by Covid-19, the country’s two main bodies representing bosses and workers have a history of being at loggerheads. But for once, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) and Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) are seeing eye to eye, united by their vehement opposition to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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