24 July 2014, Zefry Dahalan, FMT News

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s policy on foreign workers is fraught with Umno crony recruitment agencies ripping off millions of ringgit from foreign workers, Johor DAP deputy chairman S Ramakrishnan said today.

Ramakrishnan added that instead of formulating a long-term comprehensive foreign labour policy, Umno politicians were busy plotting more schemes to swindle migrant workers.

“Activists and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have voiced out that the government’s 6P programme to register foreign workers is a failure and a scam,” he said.

He added that the 6P programme was monopolised by government officials and Umno cronies who rip off those who wanted to stay back or return home.



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