Bosses welcome ex-convicts as workers but see potential issues


Angie Tan

Bosses say former convicts may not be suitable for some sectors and may not want to work in tough sectors like agriculture, where work is long and the inclement weather may not be to their liking. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 10, 2023.

BOSSES are receptive to the idea of replacing foreign workers with former convicts, but are wary of potential issues that may arise.

They noted that these ex-inmates may not be suitable for some sectors and may not want to work in tough sectors like agriculture, where work is long and the inclement weather may not be to their liking.


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