Friday, March 15, 2013
Electronic Industry Employees Union Western Region (EIEUWR)protest delay in recognition of the union at RENESAS
Electronic Industry Employees Union Western Region, Peninsular Malaysia (EIEUWR)/ Kesatuan Sekerja Industri Elektronik Wilayah Barat Semenjung Malaysia(KSIEWBSM) and workers had a picket before Human Resource Ministry at Putrajaya today(14/3/2013) at 3.00 pm. Their protest is, in connection with the delay/refusal of RENESAS Semiconductor KL Sdn Bhd (formerly known as NEC Semiconductors (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd], an electronic factory to accord recognition to EIEUWR - whereby it has been more than 3 years since the first application for recognition. If a Union does not get recognition, they cannot start to effective represent the workers ...to negotiate and enter a Collective Bargaining Agreement...The UNION is also agree with the Director General of Industrial Relation who is not speedily carrying out the secret ballot. It is said that about 150 workers participated in this protest. Some pictures from the protest are as follows....