31 Dec '11, 7am

Latest: No happy new year for Samy and Bernadette

While many of us are looking forward to a long New Year weekend holiday, for people like Samy and Bernadette, there is little to celebrate. Samy, like many other private security guards, works 12-hour shifts everyday without a rest day. On New Year, he will be at his post again from 7.00am to 7.00pm. He gets hardly any days off. And if he takes a day off, his wages could be cut by RM30/day. No wonder he looks haggard most of the time. Whatever happened to the eight-hour work-day that the workers’ movement struggled to achieve? Now, working 12 hours a day has become the norm simply because employers expect it and low wages leave workers with little choice. Then there’s Bernadette, a 67-year-old church worker who was terminated by her employer, the church (of all people), in July 2011 after serving 19 years. She now has to work odd jobs to cover her expenses. Now, the former...

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