MTUC calls for workers’ welfare guarantee in SME aid

Malaysians going about their business in Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian Trades Union Congress has called for a guarantee on staff welfare in the government’s cash aid to small and medium enterprises. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 5, 2020.

THE Malaysian Trades Union Congress wants Putrajaya to ensure workers’ interests are protected as part of a pivotal condition for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to obtain government assistance.

Secretary-general J. Solomon said whatever cash assistance given to SMEs must be used to retain staff and provide long-term job security.

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