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Jobless migrants issue: MTUC warns govt of trade sanction impact

The Malaysian Trade Union Congress has warned that Malaysia risks facing the impact of international trade sanctions next year should the government fail to address issues related to migrant workers left without jobs months after their arrival here.

Its secretary-general Kamarul Baharin Mansor said that such cases, including the latest incident involving 171 migrant workers from Bangladesh under Immigration detention in Johor since Dec 20, are a form of labour trafficking.

“MTUC urges the government to...

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