COMMENT | Fine-tuning foreign labour policies to accommodate locals

Sofea Azahar


COMMENT | Foreign labour policies seem to be one area the government is starting to look into as well as planning policy reforms awakened by the unprecedented Covid-19 outbreak.

Prior to this, food security and education were given scrutiny.

According to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy), Mustapa Mohamed, the government will relook foreign labour policies after issues faced by 2.3 million of them during the movement control order (MCO).

Migrant workers also became one of the latest concerns after a new cluster was detected at a construction site in Ampang.

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