Speaking to BFM, J Solomon, secretary-general of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC), blasts the government for postponing the implementation of the amendments to the Workers’ Minimum Standards and Housing and Amenities Act 1990 from 1 June to 1 September. Migrant workers live in packed quarters and are at risk of catching diseases.
Produced by Wong Shou Ning and Dayana Mustak
Presented by Roshan Kanesan, Noelle Lim and Khoo Hsu Chuang
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