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Lifestyle 19 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Laws that discriminate

The laws and policies highlighted in JAG-NAW's memorandum encompass gender bias across many areas, including violence against women and the need for gender sensitisation at all levels of the government machinery.

World 06 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Nobel laureates urge recognition of workers' rights

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, including former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, have joined with a labor group in urging full recognition of worker's rights in the lead-up to International Human Rights Day on Saturday.

Lifestyle 31 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Springsteen calls Wal-Mart deal a mistake

NEW YORK (AP): The Boss is owning up to a mistake.

Lifestyle 29 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Disputed legacy

DESPITE the passage of a significant amount of time, there remains a wide range of views on the exact role that the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) played in Malaysia's independence struggle.

Nation 05 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

MTUC ready for elections on Dec 22

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is gearing up for its elections on Dec 22 considered to be crucial in view of the fast changing labour situation impacting 11 million workers in the country.

Nation 06 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

MTUC gears up for polls on Dec 22

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is gearing up for its Dec 22 elections, which is considered to be crucial in view of the fast-changing labour situation impacting 11 million workers in the country.

World 26 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

China's trucker strike highlights worries for government

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fan is unskilled, uneducated and unhappy. He also frightens the Chinese government.

World 14 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mexican Congress OKs biggest labour shake-up in decades

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-reaching but watered- down labour reform bill in the biggest shake-up of the country's job market in more than four decades.

World 14 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mexico Congress OKs biggest labour shake-up in decades

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-reaching but watered down labour reform bill in the biggest shake-up of the country's job market in more than four decades.

Lifestyle 02 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia among 24 'worst countries for workers': 2014 survey

According to the recently released findings of a global survey of working conditions in 139 countries, Malaysia is ranked as one of the worst 24 countries in the world for workers.