MBAM urges govt to waive levy fee for foreign workers

PETALING JAYA (June 1): The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has urged the government to consider the waiver of levy fee for foreign workers renewing their work permits and extension of permit approval for those who are stuck because they have been unable to enter Malaysia during the lockdown, as well as for those who will be overstaying due to the imposed movement restriction.

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Restricting foreign workers to three sectors will devastate manufacturing, service industries — MEF

KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said today the government's decision to restrict foreign workers to the construction, agriculture and plantation sectors will further devastate operations of other industries including manufacturing and services, which are trying very hard to recover from the country's movement control order (MCO) to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.

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FMM: Decision to limit foreign workers 'shocking, unacceptable'

KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has slammed the Ministry of Human Resources' announcement about limiting the hiring of foreign workers to only three sectors — construction, plantation and agriculture — as shocking, unacceptable and done without prior consultation with stakeholders.

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