Connect with us


Top Glove Likely To Face Charges After MOHR Opens 19 Investigation Papers Against Companies


Page 4
Source: Reuters & Provided to WOB

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Top Glove, a corporation that prides itself as the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves will likely be charged following 19 investigation papers that were opened up by the Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR) against six companies related to the corporation.

Top Glove 2

The MoHR said that the main offence faced by the Top Glove group is their failure to meet the minimum housing standards and provide amenities to its workers. The corporation also failed to apply for an accommodation certificate from the Director-general of the Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia (JTKSM) under Section 24D of the act, as reported by The Edge Markets.

As a result, it was discovered that the corporation committed other offences such as setting poor conditions for the accommodation of workers and lack of proper ventilation. It was also revealed that the buildings used for workers’ accommodation did not abide by the laws of local authorities.

“Checks on the workers’ dormitories and accommodation revealed that the employer had failed to abide by the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446),” said the statement, as reported by Astro Ulagam.

Af Topglove 251120

Enforcement operations were carried out on Top Glove subsidiaries in five states: Perak, Kedah, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan and Johor after the outbreak of the Covid-19 Teratai cluster involving a Top Glove factory in Meru, Klang on 7 November. MoHR added that the sudden upsurge in positive Covid-19 cases which exceeded the 1,000 mark made the ministry undertake enforcement operations.

If the companies are found guilty of these offences, the employers can be fined up to RM50,000 on each count.

Screenshot 379 1

“The MoHR reiterates that the ministry will never compromise on the matter of non-compliance with Act 446 by any employer. In addition, the MoHR once again calls on employers and centralised accommodation providers to immediately apply for an accommodation certificate for those who have not yet done so,” added the statement.

Previously, World of Buzz managed to get in contact with several Top Glove employees who revealed that the company was still trying to operate secretly despite having its operations shut down.

What do you guys think of this? 


Also read: “Just make the factory look closed!” Top Glove Employees Say Factory Still Operating Secretly

Pjimage 2020 11 26T224943

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Feat Image Rtm Wrong Translation Fb Feat Image Rtm Wrong Translation Fb
News20 hours ago

Fahmi: Facebook Wrongly Translated ‘Junjung Kasih’ as ‘Condolences’ in RTM’s Post Congratulating YDPA

The automatic translation function on Facebook caused controversy online today after a post by Malaysia’s national public broadcaster RTM congratulating...

Collage 35 30 Collage 35 30
News23 hours ago

“As early as 5AM” – Residents of KL Condo Line Up to Use Public Restroom After 9 Days Without Water

One day without the water supply is tough enough, let alone one week. However, residents of a condominium in KL had...

Raub Durian Thief Raub Durian Thief
News24 hours ago

Man Steals 3 Durians From Orchard, His Father Pays RM10,000 to Peacefully Settle Case

It is now durian season, and almost all Malaysians know some of the best durians, which can be found in...

Fan Made Poster Mugshot Fan Made Poster Mugshot
News1 day ago

Ministry of Youth & Sports Clarifies That Poster With “Mugshots” of Olympic Athletes is Fan-Made

The Olympics will be held soon in Paris, and many people look forward to it. With the anticipation high, many...

Collage 35 27 Collage 35 27
News1 day ago

PDRM: Farah Kartini Was Brought to Multiple Locations in Tanjung Malim Before Her Murder

The late Farah Kartini was brought to multiple places before she was murdered, according to PDRM. In a report by...

Crowdstrike Risk Of Phishing Crowdstrike Risk Of Phishing
News2 days ago

“Some are exploiting the issue” – National Security Agency Warns M’sians on Crowdstrike Issue

On 19 July, many airports and offices experienced an IT outage. Later, it was revealed that the source of the...

Collage 35 26 Collage 35 26
News2 days ago

MoF: Najib Razak Has Yet to Clear His RM1.7 Billion of Income Tax Debt

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak is behind bars, but his trial is far from over, and he still has massive...

Helicopter Crash In Bali Due To Kite String Helicopter Crash In Bali Due To Kite String
News2 days ago

Helicopter in Bali Crashes After Getting Entangled in Kite Strings

On July 19, a helicopter in Bali, Indonesia, was flying when it suddenly came crashing down. According to The Jakarta...


Latest Videos