Malasia - Tobacco workers arrested for picketing

Malaysian police arrested 11 workers from the National Union of Tobacco Industry Workers (NUTIW) at a picket near a factory close to Jalan University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, on 23 April 2015. They were taken to the Seapark Police Station and detained overnight. The British American Tobacco (BAT) Berhad employees had taken to the streets to express their dissatisfaction over a voluntary separation scheme (VSS) offered to about 50 workers by the company. The first to lose their jobs were the union leaders.

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