Don’t delay law on workers’ housing, says MTUC

PUTRAJAYA should reject pleas by employers to extend the implementation of the new law on workers’ accommodation, said the Malaysian Trades Union Congress.

MTUC secretary-general J Solomon said the reasons cited by the Malaysian Employers’ Federation (MEF) to extend the law, which came into force on September 1, are lame and only prolonged the denial of workers’ basic rights to decent living conditions.

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