Association says construction sector likely to face worker shortage

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 12 May 2020, 8:40 am

The construction sector is expected to face a shortage of workers as industries reopen after over a month of ceased operations during the movement control order period, according to the Master Builders Association of Malaysia.

MBAM deputy president Foo Chek Lee estimated that the construction industry employed some one million workers, of which only 450,000 were "registered legal workers".

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