Industry resigned to long wait for foreign workers

Khoo Gek San

While employers in the manufacturing sector could breathe a sigh of relief with the arrival of about 47,000 foreign workers, those employers who are still on the waiting list said they had to decline foreign orders for fear they could not fulfill their contracts. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 2, 2022.

EMPLOYERS still waiting for the foreign workers they had requested, are demanding that Putrajaya speed up the recruitment process by cutting the bureaucratic red tapes.

They said the mountain of paperwork coupled with the snail pace of recruitment is costing them money in lost opportunities.

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  • Endless complaints about our Human Resource Ministry. Why so slow and incompetent? Should set up a task force and get them to iron out the problems quickly and efficiently.

    Posted 6 months ago by Elyse Gim