PKR candidate for Segamat, Chua Jui Meng, has issued a statement to mark Workers Day.
Last night, as I passed along Jalan Kelawai/Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah heading towards George Town, I noticed a group of foreigners in shorts and rolled up sarongs crouching along the main road.
Thousands of bank employees have staged a large protest near outlets of leading banks along Jalan Tun Perak in KL today.
Another headache for the ruling coalition? The National Union of Bank Employees staged a Gangnam-style picket outside the CIMB branch in Kangar as part of its nationwide picketing expedition against the bank.
True to form, the Umno-BN-led government is adopting a ‘give-and-take’ policy with respect to workers. It has included foreign workers in the minimum wage policy but then forces them to absorb the foreign workers’ levies.
Don’t mess with trade union and workers’ rights, public education and other core public services. That’s the message groups in the US are seeing from the victory of Barack Obama in the US presidential election today. This is a report on the protest in Ohio in February against plans to curb public sector workers’ rights in the state governed by a Republican governor.
Something seems to be brewing at the EPF, probably the largest ‘kitty’ in the country.
Burma’s pro-democracy leader has arrived in Geneva to address an international labour conference. This is her speech in Geneva: