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Minister: No U-turn in govt’s minimum wage policy

PETALING JAYA: The National Wage Consultative Council Act 2011 provides that minimum wage can be paid according to the criteria comprising sectors, types of employment and regional areas, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.

Sarawak MTUC: Make job creation in Sarawak a priority

KUCHING: The Sarawak Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called for job creation to be a priority in the state following the release of 40 Sarawakians from detention in Cambodia.

CIDB lauds efforts to make worksites safer

PETALING JAYA: Urgent action is needed to tackle a continued rise in the number of fatal accidents in the construction sector, said the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).

Socso data shows rise in construction accidents and deaths last year

PETALING JAYA: There was an increase in the number of accidents and deaths in the construction sector last year compared to 2017, according to data from the Social Security Organisation (Socso).

Stranded ship towed to KK jetty

KOTA KINABALU: The New Year brought joy to the 10 foreign crewmen who were left with limited provisions on a faulty vessel since August off Pulau Gaya.

Ship with crew of 10 stranded since August finally berthed

KOTA KINABALU: Ten foreign crewmen stranded in a faulty vessel with limited food, water and electricity supply since August in waters off Pulau Gaya near here were finally able to see improvements in living condition beginning with New Year’s Day.

MEF, MTUC want EIS to be fine-tuned for improvement

PETALING JAYA: While many have hailed the Employment Insu­ra­nce System (EIS) as a secure safety net for retrenched workers, some associations say more should be done to further improve the scheme.

SAC3 staff at wit's end over late payment of salaries

KOTA KINABALU: A group of Sabah Animation and Creative Content Centre (SAC3) employees are at their wits' end after being affected by salary problems since October, with two of them on the verge of losing their homes.

Stranded crewmen off Sabah hope their plight will end

KOTA KINABALU: Stranded Indian crewman, Khurshid Iqbal and his fellow colleagues are keeping their fingers crossed as they await good news about their plight.

Staff must consent to salary deductions for PTPTN loans under current law, says HR Minister

There can be no automatic deduction of employees' salaries to repay loans under the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) says M. Kula Segaran.