HR Ministry to enforce minimum housing standards in workers’ dorms tomorrow

Modified 25 Nov 2020, 12:05 pm

The Human Resources Ministry will enforce minimum housing standards for migrant workers’ dormitories beginning tomorrow, amid the surge in cases involving such dwellings.

Senior Minister (Defence Cluster) Ismail Sabri Yaakob said employers who fail to provide proposer housing can be imposed stiff penalties of up to RM50,000 per worker under the Workers' Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990...

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