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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no sinister motive behind the declaration of emergency over which some concerns have been raised in the recent past, says Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
PETALING JAYA: The government has no intention of imposing another nationwide movement control order, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
PETALING JAYA: With the March 31 deadline nearing, most documented foreign workers in four major economic sectors have been tested for Covid-19 screening, says the Human Resources Minister.
PUTRAJAYA: Employers who cannot convince the Labour Department that they can provide proper accommodation for their foreign workers will not be allowed to get new foreign workers, says the Human Resources Ministry.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Enforcement of the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446) could, among others, help redeem Malaysia’s image in managing foreign workers, says Datuk Seri M. Saravanan.
CAMERON HIGHLANDS: A hostel for agricultural workers at the Blue Valley here is being investigated for allegedly failing to provide proper amenities, says Perak Labour Department director Muhamad Fauzi Abd Ghani.
Muhyiddin: Declaration of Emergency not due to politics, appropriate move in response to health crisis
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stresses that the declaration of Emergency in Malaysia was an appropriate move taken in response to a major health crisis and not due to politics.
PETALING JAYA: Construction industry players are appealing to the Government for a one-year grace period before enforcing new laws on standard housing for their workers.
PUTRAJAYA: Action can be taken against employers who fail to get their workers, who are provided with accommodation in hostels, vaccinated against Covid-19.
Emergency Ordinance allows for stiffer penalties for failing to provide proper housing facilities for workers
PUTRAJAYA: The Emergency Ordinance (Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities) 2021 has been gazetted and will see stiffer penalties against employers or owners of accommodation for failing to provide proper housing facilities for workers.