Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian rubber glove maker Brightway Holdings filed a lawsuit in the United States against Kimberly-Clark Corp KMB.N and Ansell Ltd ANN.AX, accusing them of “knowingly profiting” from the alleged use of forced labour at the supplier, according to the complaint seen by Reuters.
The first batch of 53 workers reached Malaysia this morning (August 9, 2022) as the nation’s labour market resumed recruiting Bangladeshi workers after more than three years of suspension.
A total of 53 workers left for Malaysia last night (August 8, 2022) as the nation's labour market was opened to Bangladesh since it ceased accepting workers in 2019.
The government yesterday gave recruitment approval to two agencies for sending migrant workers to Malaysia amid allegations of attempts to create a “syndicate of 25 agencies”.
Sixteen people are dead after a vessel carrying Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of The Bahamas, authorities said on Sunday, amid a continuing wave of sea migration toward the United States.
Almost 700 migrants, including five dead bodies, were rescued on Saturday off the southern coast of Italy, a coastguard statement said on Sunday, as flows of migrants crossing the Mediterranean increase during favourable sea conditions.