Factors that led to poor involvement of local labour in Malaysian construction industry / Nur Shazana binti Jeffri and Teh Zahariah binti Nasaruddin

Jeffri, Nur Shazana and Nasaruddin, Teh Zahariah (2019) Factors that led to poor involvement of local labour in Malaysian construction industry / Nur Shazana binti Jeffri and Teh Zahariah binti Nasaruddin. In: 4th Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2019, 12th June 2019, Universiti Teknologi Mara Perak Branch.

Abstract

Although Malaysia’s construction industry has grown tremendously over the years, this industry fails to attract many local labour to involve on the ground. This research looks for factors that led to poor involvement of local labour in Malaysian construction industry. Questionnaires were distributed to 120 employees of G5-G7 contractors in Johor. With 60% return, the data were analyzed using SPSS version 25 and resulted that, low minimum wage, local labour being selective in work and work status were the main factors to poor involvement of local labour in Malaysian construction industry.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Jeffri, Nur Shazana
shazcancer96@gmail.com
Nasaruddin, Teh Zahariah
tehza084@uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Housing projects
T Technology > TH Building construction > Contractors
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 4th Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2019
Event Dates: 12th June 2019
Page Range: pp. 22-25
Keywords: Local labour; Low minimum wage; Poor organizations structure; Foreign labour
Date: 2019
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/51888
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