A logo of Goodyear is pictured at it's factory in Shah Alam, Malaysia May 6, 2021.
Goodyear Malaysia argued that the migrant workers did not have legal standing to file the complaint as they were not union members, according to the court documents.
"This is just the tip of the iceberg albeit a significant milestone in the treatment of migrant workers in this company," said the workers' lawyer Chandra Segaran Rajandran.
The court has already ruled in favor of the foreign workers in two of the cases last year.
Goodyear is also facing accusations of unlawful overtime, wrongful salary deduction, denying workers full access to their passports, and threats to migrant workers, Reuters has reported.
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