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IndustriALL Women’s committee formed in Malaysia

3 November, 2014In a move to recognize the role of women, a women’s committee with affiliates from IndustriALL Global Union was formed on 28 October in Malaysia. The Committee is governed by the IndustriAll Malaysian Council (IMC) and aims to look closer at economic, social and legal issues affecting women workers in Malaysia.

Migrant workers face atrocious conditions in Malaysian electronics plants

24 January, 2013Migrant workers in the Malaysian electronics industry face atrocious conditions while making parts for brands such as Sony, Panasonic and Toshiba, according to new field research released 18 January 2103.

PROFILE: Organizers fighting for rights in Malaysia

4 December, 2015Two of IndustriALL’s twelve affiliates in Malaysia, the Electrical Industry Workers’ Union (EIWU) and the Electronics Industry Employees’ Union Coalition (EIEU Coalition) have taken on the challenging task of organizing electronics workers in the country.

ICT, E&E unions focus on challenges of “Industry 4.0”

18 April, 2016Strong and sustainable industrial policy is required to tackle the challenges of the Industry 4.0, said unions at the IndustriALL Global Union’s steering committee on information and communication technologies (ICT), electrical & electronics on 6-7 April in Tokyo, Japan.

Malaysian union wins collective agreement after nine years

18 May, 2021Malaysia’s Electronics Industry Employees’ Union Western Region (EIEUWR) has won its first collective agreement at Nichicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. after nine years of legal challenges and delaying tactics by the employer.

Strong exchange and cooperation among Asian chemical unions

15 September, 2016IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in the chemical industry in the Asia Pacific region maintain their unity through strong union networks.

South East Asian unions turn online to defend workers’ rights

12 May, 2020During social distancing and lockdowns, unions in South East Asia are using online platforms to address workers’ concerns over job insecurity and defend their rights.

Malaysia’s new bill risks crippling unions

22 July, 2022By linking trade union affairs to war crimes and terrorism, Malaysia’s labour law reform risks crippling trade unions in the future.

Unions and civil society organizations cooperate to protect migrant workers’ rights in Malaysia

24 November, 2022Trade unions and migrant workers’ organizations met with IndustriALL, UK union UNISON and Electronics Watch in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, on 3-5 November to discuss organizing strategies and remediation mechanisms for migrant workers and unions in the electronics industry.

Labour forum for Malaysian IndustriALL affiliates

28 February, 2013IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Malaysia gathered for a Labour Forum on 25 and 26 February 2013 identifying common problems and a platform for joint activities in the country.