fbpx
Connect with us

News

Top Glove Says They Won’t Fire Whistleblowers Anymore & Will Open Helpline For Workers

Published

Page 65
Source: Bloomberg & SCMP

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

Top Glove, the world’s largest medical glove manufacturer and the site of more than 5,000 Covid-19 cases in Malaysia said that it will no longer fire its whistleblowers. Instead, the company will set up three helplines for worker complaints.

1000X 1

Previously, a report from Reuters revealed that a 27-year-old Nepali worker known as, Yubaraj Khadka, was terminated after he voiced out his concerns about the lack of physical distancing in the factories. The company has also come under scrutiny from multiple sources concerning the deplorable conditions of their workers’ living quarters.

In a recent interview with BFM, Top Glove’s Managing Director, Lee Kim Meow said “if this incident happens today, this termination will not happen because we have engaged consultants and they have guided us on what is the right thing to do,” as said in a report by Reuters.

Virus Outbreak Malaysia 00717 Jpg 1606320976

Lee added that Khadka did not give the company feedback on their working conditions. Nonetheless, the company has improved its processes. “We actually spoke to him and he admitted his intention was to pass the photo to someone so that basically that someone will use it to discredit Top Glove,” added the managing director.

After more than 5,000 workers were infected, Top Glove became the site of Malaysia’s biggest COvid-19 cluster. Since then, two other glove manufacturers have also reported outbreaks. Last week, a manufacturer reported their first Covid-19 death from a worker.

642139F0 F9A1 11Ea A41C 8Cbd1416100A Image Hires 200259

“From this episode, it taught us many lessons. We are humbled by the fact that there are still a lot of areas for improvement. Needless to say, we will do more”.

Previously, Muar MP and former Minister of Youth and Sports, Syed Saddiq chided the company for not shutting down operations even though the cluster broke out in early November. 19 investigation papers were then opened up by the Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR) under companies related to the corporation.

What do you guys think of this?

 

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

Page 4

Source: Bloomberg
Source: CNA
Source: SCMP


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



Just In

Ft Image Bullied For Girl Crush 1 1 Ft Image Bullied For Girl Crush 1 1
News13 hours ago

Student From Technical Institute in Melaka Punched For Having Crush on The Same Girl as His Bully

There are some moments in school which we will forever be fond of. But sometimes school can also be the...

Collage 3 4 Collage 3 4
News13 hours ago

PM Says Financial Aid For Flood Victims Is Delayed Due To Doubts In Verification Process

The government has allocated financial aid following the devastating disaster that hit parts of the country last month. However, some...

Ft Btc Ft Btc
News14 hours ago

Putrajaya: Illegal Bitcoin Mining Has Led to 400% Increase in Electricity Theft & RM2.3 BILLION in Losses

With the advancement of technology and the increasing use and demand for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, some people have tried...

Logging Will Cause Tiger Population To Go Up Logging Will Cause Tiger Population To Go Up
News18 hours ago

“Logging is good for tiger population”, Says Kelantan Forestry Department’s Director

Several tigers have shown up near some Orang Asli villages in Kelantan in the past few weeks. Netizens were saying...

Collage 34 Collage 34
News20 hours ago

BAM Receives Appeal Letter From Lee Zii Jia & Is Urgently Looking For An Amicable Resolution

BAM Council’s decision to not register Lee Zii Jia for international tournaments for 2 years has sparked fury among the...

Collage 31 Collage 31
News2 days ago

Youth & Sports Minister Will Meet BAM To Suggest a Lift on The Ban Imposed on Lee Zii Jia

Just last week, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) announced that Lee Zii Jia will not be registered for any...

11Th Death Green Turtle Terengganu 11Th Death Green Turtle Terengganu
News2 days ago

Yet Another Green Turtle Found Dead In Terengganu, The 11th Carcass This Month Alone!

January 2022 is proving to be one of the deadliest months for green turtles in Terengganu as today, another carcass...

Never Share Videos Wildlife Sightings Never Share Videos Wildlife Sightings
News2 days ago

Perhilitan Warns M’sians To NEVER Share Wildlife Sightings Video To Protect Them From Poachers

The Terengganu Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) director, Loo Kean Seong has advised members of the public to...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY