Court quashes minister's referral as workers' reinstatement not possible

Kow Gah Chie

Modified 19 Aug 2016, 7:46 am

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today quashed the human resources minister's decision to refer the termination of 895 workers by Perwaja Steel Sdn Bhd to the Industrial Court.

In a judicial review application brought by Perwaja Steel, Justice Hanipah Farikullah ruled that the case cannot be heard by the Industrial Court as there is no possibility of reinstatement.

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