All Malayan Estate Staff Union (AMESU) organised a two (2) days seminar on “Understanding Collective Agreement” on 19 – 20 December 2016 at Seri Malaysia Hotel Kulim Kedah.
Bro R. Jey Kumar the General Secretary of AMESU, also the newly elected Malaysian TUC Vice President, during his session emphasised on the importance of union training for members to create awareness about their rights and how to organise the unorganised.
AMESU President also conducted a session on Hospital Ward Eligibility/Hospital Benefits and Termination of Employment on medical grounds. Koperasi AMESU Treasurer, Bro. Titus Gladwyn and Bro. Mohd Jamil Abdullah explained about the Koperasi and its benefits to members.
TUC Education Officer, Bro. K Somasundran’s session was on Collective Bargaining.
Bro Mydin, Executive Secretary of PBA Union, Pulau Pinang and TUC General Council Member was also present to give his moral support.
TUC Secretary General, Bro J Solomon was invited for the conclusion of the Seminar and presentation of Certificates to the participants. In his concluding remarks, Bro J Solomon commended the Leadership of AMESU for their commitment to provide good service to members.
He also stressed that the all Trade Union Leaders will have to pay urgent attention on the various challenges and the daily struggles faced by workers to make ends meet and provide the basic needs for their families in this country.
“Therefore, promoting unity among workers and the undivided support to the Malaysian TUC leadership will definitely bring about a better environment for workers in this country”, said J Solomon.