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Malaysia's Top Glove says will no longer fire whistleblowers; opens helplines for workers

23 December 2020

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp Bhd, site of the country’s biggest virus outbreak of more than 5,000 cases, said on Wednesday that whistleblowers will no longer face termination and three helplines for worker complaints had been established.
Reuters reported last week that 27-year-old Nepali worker Yubaraj Khadka was fired after raising concerns about the lack of social distancing at the factories.

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The world’s largest medical glove maker has established three helplines for aggrieved workers, one internal and two manned by a consultant and an audit firm[...].

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