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MTUC: Criminalise retrenchment for now

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Modified 7 Apr 2020, 6:13 am

CORONAVIRUS | Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) secretary-general J Solomon has urged the government to introduce a law to make retrenchment of all workers illegal for a period.

In a statement today, Solomon said although the government had introduced a wider wage subsidy scheme yesterday, those in the RM4,000 to RM8,000 category were not covered, and they risk being laid off.

"They form between 30 to 40 percent of the SME workforce...

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