Slavery of the Poor

Zainal Sapari: Slavery of the Poor

In one of my parliamentary speeches, I called upon us to guard against ”slavery of the poor”. What does the term mean? It is a plight that happens when vulnerable, low-wage workers are taken advantage of by unscrupulous employers, who exploit this group’s ignorance of their employment rights.

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Marcel Bandur: I Myself Am a Migrant Worker

“I understand what it entails going to a different country, to try to settle in and to learn a foreign language. When you don’t have family support, it becomes very difficult. I myself am a migrant worker. Just because I have a higher paying job doesn’t make me anything ...

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