FEATURE | The labour movement will only have a future if workers fight for it.
FEATURE | Increasingly assertive Malayan workers trigger a crackdown by the colonial gov’t.
FEATURE | The advent of worker struggle in colonial Malaya can be traced back to the 1920s.
FEATURE | The degeneration of the labour movement can only be understood in its historical context.
Albert Tei was charged with failing to pay the minimum wage to Maxim Birdnest workers, among other offences.
Richard Riot shared the country's vision for green technology as enshrined in the 11th Malaysia Plan.
UPDATED 1.45PM | Nur Jazlan says this after Malaysiakini highlighted the plight of illegal workers from China.
UPDATED 3.34PM | The PM says some countries' May Day are marred by 'controversies, confrontations, even riots'.
SPECIAL REPORT | Indonesian workers are underpaid and afraid to break contracts threatening assets seizures.
A team of 10,000 from various departments, will take part in the raids.
COMMENT A recent article in New Sunday Times that apartheid is alive and kicking in Malaysia’s private sector should be opened to public discussion.
The Human Resources Ministry must also prove that it helps workers, the bank employees union and the workers' federation demand.
But, says Human Resources Minister Richard Riot, workers are guaranteed freedom of association, with the right to form their own unions.
The government has urged people not to jump to conclusions but many Singaporeans blame an overabundance of migrant workers.
They were picked up in Sentul, Brickfields, Dang Wangi and Cheras, for various offences in integrated operations from 10am until 5pm yesterday.
Labour rights group Jerit says the decision to impose the Goods and Services Tax only covers up administrative weaknesses.
We have the right to take disciplinary action on any employee who contravenes his or her employment contract, says the airline.
Foreign workers cheated by agents authorised to register them under the 6P amnesty programme live in fear of the government crackdown.
Asks a labour advocate: ‘How will the foreign workers know they won't be detained if they ... try to re-register themselves?’
UPDATED 1.20PM Some allegedly issued copies of Immigration Dept and Home Ministry documents in the legalisation scheme. [VIDEO]
It is discussing the possibility of arranging rent and purchasing units for those on Batu Kawan Estate, says DCM II P Ramasamy.
This is despite Dr S Subramaniam no longer being human resources minister, says National Union of Bank Employees, which will picket today.
UPDATED 8.40PM JOHOR Not to be outdone, Subra's supporters also mobilised, but were overwhelmed by Nube's noise.
This 62-year-old prefers younger election candidates, saying they will be better at standing up for the people and solving problems.
JOHOR It plans a three-day picket from today - Labour Day - against caretaker minister Dr S Subramaniam's campaign.
UPDATED 1.55PM Najib Abdul Razak’s administration had only created 300,000 jobs annually on average over the last four years.
The NUBE sec-gen says if the CIMB, Maybank and Muamalat CEOs cannot protect their workers' rights, they should resign now.
KINIBIZ A meeting between business associations and the council ended unpleasantly after the reps of the associations walked out in protest.
This follows the implementation of the minimum wage, where workers earning RM901 to RM1,200 were only given a 4pct pay rise.