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Malaysian human rights commissioner (Suhakam) wants task force to probe migrant worker quota fraud

26th November 2023: Malaysian human rights commissioner wants task force to probe migrant worker quota fraud

26th November 2023: Malaysian human rights commissioner (Suhakam) wants task force to probe migrant worker quota fraud In the face of a migrant trafficking crisis with implications of official complicity, Malaysian human rights commissioner Suhakam has urged the government to set up a high-level task force to investigate the scandal. Original Source: malaysiakini by S …

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AG’s report: HR, Home ministries must decide who takes full ownership of Malaysia’s foreign worker management system - Comments by Andy Hall

24th November 2023: AG’s report: HR, Home ministries must decide who takes full ownership of Malaysia’s foreign worker management system – Comments by Andy Hall

AG’s report: HR, Home ministries must decide who takes full ownership of Malaysia’s foreign worker management system Comments by Andy Hall – International Migrant Worker Rights Specialist This recent report, just published by the Attorney General’s office in Malaysia and reported by Bernama, seems to sum up well that Malaysia’s foreign worker management system is …

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22nd Nov 2023: Full probe of migrant worker syndicate, Malaysian HR Minister Sivakumar says (these are NOT isolated cases, it’s a systemic issue worsening in Malaysia these days)

22nd November 2023: Full probe of migrant worker syndicate, Malaysian HR Minister Sivakumar

22nd Nov 2023: Full probe of migrant worker syndicate, Malaysian HR Minister Sivakumar says (these are NOT isolated cases, it’s a systemic issue worsening in Malaysia these days) The Human Resources Ministry in Malaysia will carry out a full investigation of a migrant worker syndicate involving six companies. Original Source: Malaysiakini by Isabelle Long – …

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21st November 2023: How migrant quota fraudster in Malaysia hides behind shell companies big wigs leaving workers victims of modern slavery

21st November 2023: How migrant quota fraudster in Malaysia hides behind shell companies big wigs leaving workers victims of modern slavery

21st November 2023: How migrant quota fraudster in Malaysia hides behind shell companies big wigs leaving workers victims of modern slavery Trapped behind a fence that confined him to his hostel, Nepali worker Nabaraj, 26, was in a panic that had consumed him since the moment he was told he was leaving Malaysia for good, …

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20th November 2023: Migrant worker import quota in Malaysia won via fake contracts, then traded for millions

20th November 2023: Migrant worker import quota in Malaysia won via fake contracts, then traded for millions

20th November 2023: Migrant worker import quota in Malaysia won via fake contracts, then traded for millions Migrant worker import quota in Malaysia has won vis fake contracts which were traded for millions. Some companies who have made fake contracts for labor importers in Malaysia have sold the quotas received for crores and have left …

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Finance may be junked from EU sustainability/due diligence law, leaked memo shows (very concerning development in the EU sustainability and due diligence debate)

AP 14th Nov 2023: Finance may be junked from EU sustainability/due diligence law, leaked memo shows (very concerning development in the EU sustainability and due diligence debate)

Finance may be junked from EU climate law, leaked memo shows – Critics say it could be unenforceable LONDON (AP) — Finance may be junked from EU climate law – A flagship EU law intended to push European companies toward net zero faces being seriously weakened by member states, a confidential document passed to The …

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FMT 10th Nov 2023: 3 agencies suspended, RM72mil reimbursed to ‘cheated’ workers, says GLC FGV

10th Nov 2023: FMT – 3 agencies suspended, RM 72 million reimbursed to ‘cheated’ workers, says GLC FGV

10th Nov 2023: FMT – 3 agencies suspended, RM 72million reimbursed to ‘cheated’ workers, says GLC FGV FGV Holdings has introduced an enhanced mechanism to track errant agents and reimburse any workers who have paid recruitment fees, says GLC FGV. Andy Hall had accused FGV Holdings Bhd of engaging a few recruitment agencies not on …

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The State of the Nation: Flaws of foreign worker system laid bare in declassified report

9th Nov 2023: Malaysia – The State of the Nation: Flaws of foreign worker system laid bare in declassified report

9th Nov 2023: Malaysia The State of the Nation: Flaws of foreign worker system laid bare in declassified report The independent investigation commissioned by the Pakatan Harapan government in 2018 revealed systemic corruption, rent-seeking activities as well as abuse and mistreatment of foreign workers in Malaysia. Original Article: The Edge Malaysia by Izzul Ikram and …

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6th Nov 2023: UK government complicit in exploitation of farm workers - Bureau of Investigative Journalism

6th Nov 2023: UK government complicit in exploitation of farm workers – Bureau of Investigative Journalism

6th Nov 2023: UK government complicit in exploitation of farm workers – Bureau of Investigative Journalism Government labor inspection reports revealed the exploitation of farm workers, and nearly half of the 845 seasonal workers interviewed claimed mistreatment, discrimination, wage theft, and threats of being sent back home. Original Source: Info Migrants by Ana P. Santos …

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Dyson’s successful forum non conveniens challenge in Malaysian outsourcing claim. A sad illustration of the bar to #bizhumanrights claims in England and Wales post-Brexit.

6th Nov 2023: Dyson successful forum non conveniens challenge in Malaysian outsourcing claim. A sad illustration of the bar to #bizhumanrights claims in England and Wales post-Brexit.

Dyson successful forum non conveniens challenge in Malaysian outsourcing claim. A sad illustration of the bar to #bizhumanrights claims in England and Wales post-Brexit. In Limbu & Ors v Dyson Technology Ltd & Ors [2023] EWHC 2592 (KB) a jurisdictional challenge on forum non conveniens grounds in allegations of forced labour at Dyson’s Malaysian Supplier, was successful. The judgment …

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