Empower our local workers with a living wage

  • Letters
  • Monday, 01 Jul 2019

THE Human Resources Minister’s announcement that he has approached ambassdors of Africian nations about the possibility of providing workers for our plantation sector is a matter of concern for us.

The minister attributes his action to the fact that workers from Vietnam and Indonesia are shying away from working in the plantation sector. And the reason for that is that wages in their country have grown to match wages paid by the Malaysian plantation sector.

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