Saravanan denies union leader’s claim of failure to enforce workers’ housing law


Aminah Farid

Human Resources Minister M. Saravanan says his officers regularly check the workers’ hostels and dorms for compliance with the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 10, 2021.

HUMAN Resources Minister M. Saravanan today denied allegations that his office was lax about enforcing the standards for the living arrangements of employees, particularly of migrant workers.

He said ministry officers regularly checked workers’ quarters for compliance with the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446).


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