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Migrant workers in housing 'unfit for humans' to be relocated

Kow Gah Chie

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Modified 18 Feb 2021, 10:20 am

An amendment to the workers' housing act was gazetted yesterday and workers living in accommodation that is "not suitable for human habitation" will be relocated to suitable quarters, said Human Resources Minister M Saravanan.

The minister, at a press conference, said this includes those living in overcrowded accommodation, adding that they will immediately be relocated to centralised labour quarters (CLQs) which includes hotels.

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