Over 270 employers penalised for labour rights violations since Jan 1

Published on 14 Sep 2023 4:29:58 PM

For failing to protect the welfare and rights of their workers, 272 employers have been slapped with compounds worth RM2.17mil by the Human Resources Ministry since Jan 1.

Its minister V. Sivakumar on Thursday (Sept 14) said 1,321 investigation papers were also opened against 645 employers found committing acts in breach of laws enforced by the Labour Department, with some cases even having elements of forced labour.

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