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Jomo: Gov't should regulate working hours of migrant workers

M Fakhrull Halim
Published:  |  Modified:

The government must regulate the working hours of migrant workers as part of the efforts to reduce their impact which includes suppressing the wages of Malaysians, said economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

He said the influx of migrant workers over the years have suppressed wages with their willingness to work longer hours at lower pay.

"For decades now, we have a situation where the large presence of foreign workers is suppressing the wages of Malaysian workers...

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