"We need to get Cabinet approval for this. The proposed amendments would also be on workplace discrimination", he said in a media conference at his ministry here today in conjunction with Pakatan Harapan’s one-year rule.
He also revealed that the ministry was planning to introduce two new laws in the near future, with one of them being the Social Security Organisation (Socso) coverage that would benefit some 1.4 million housewives.
On the issue of foreign workers, Kulasegaran said due to overwhelming demand from new industries, it was quite difficult to reduce the number of workers in the country.
"The industries which have been newly set up in this country say they need foreign workers as they do not have their own employees," he said.