Posted On - 01/04/2012
March 29 - 70 Nepali workers who have been working since 2 years in Satochemifa Berhad, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia received compensation in Malaysia in the initiation of GEFONT Support Group(GSG) Malaysia.
70 Nepali workers who went Malaysia before 2 years through Himalayan Job Explore Pvt.Ltd Baneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal had been receiving salary much less than the Agreement.
The company Sato Chemifa Berhad, Selangor had been providing RM 450 instead of RM 750 as stated in the contract.
Workers informed about it to GEFONT Support Group Malaysia. Based on this information, GSG started to take the action and also reported to Local Trade Union of Malaysia including Labour Department Kathmandu and Nepali Embassy of Kuala Lumpur.
The management of that Company had already decided to close the company and send the Nepali workers back without giving the salary as the Agreement.
GEFONT Support Group warned the management that if agreed salary were not paid, they would start legal proceedings.
Due to the continuous efforts of GEFONT Support Group and other local trade unions of the Malaysia, the company was forced to give salary according to the contract from the day one and also assisted to return back to Nepal.