malaysia - Employment & Labour Law

Amendment to Employment Act to safeguard Workers' Welfare

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 24 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry will amend the Employment Act 1955 to further safeguard the welfare of workers. Its minister M.Kulasegaran said the proposed amendments which would also involve six other laws is expected to be tabled at the Dewan Rakyat sitting in July. Among the laws are the Industrialisation ...
Date: 24 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Yeo Ting Hui v Upeca Technologies Sdn Bhd

Date: 19 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1251 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Selvarajoo A/L Munisamy v Prominview Sdn Bhd

Date: 19 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1250 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Kesatuan Eksekutif Resort World Bhd v Genting Malaysia Berhad

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1236 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Muhammad Azmi David Bin Abdullah v Hotel Furama Bukit Bintang (Grace Hub Sdn Bhd)

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1231 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Roslan Bin Hanapiah v UDA Holdings Berhad

Date: 17 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1228 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Suhaimi Bin Alias @ Mohamad v Mybazar Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Date: 16 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1218 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Thomas A/L Anthony Samy and 3 Others v Altera Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd

Date: 15 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1215 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Liong Yung Fung v Dremel Hardware Sdn Bhd

Date: 15 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1208 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Norazri Bin Abdul Rahman v Malaysian Airline System Berhad

Date: 15 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1201 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Government expects Minimum Wage's Recommendation Next Year

BENTONG, Apr 20 (Bernama) - The government expects to obtain the minimum wage recommendation from the Minimum Wage Technical Committee the latest by August next year.
Date: 20 April 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Minimum Retirement Age (Exemption) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Minister exempts Prokhas Sdn. Bhd. from all provisions of the Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012 in respect of Mohd Fazlan bin Annuar and Juhaida binti Ismail for the positions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 19 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 113 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Amendments to OSH Act will see higher Penalties for Bosses

LANGKAWI, Apr 17 (Bernama) - The amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 will also involve higher penalties for employers who fail to ensure safety, health and welfare at the workplace.
Date: 17 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Rossila Binti Mohd Nadzir v Saujana Hotel Sdn Bhd

Date: 11 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1185 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

8,254 Workers Re-employed after getting Assistance from ESO

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - A total of 8,254 unemployed workers have been re-employed after receiving assistance from the employment service officers (ESOs) since the Re-Employment Placement Programme for Employment Insurance System (EIS) commenced in August 2018.
Date: 16 April 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Kesatuan Eksekutif Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad v Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad

Date: 12 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1195 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Azlan Bin Aliuddin v Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd

Date: 11 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1188 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Allan Choy Kim Leong v Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Date: 11 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1181 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

EPF adopts United Nations-Supported Investment Principles

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 8 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment. This formally underlined the pension fund's commitment towards responsible investing as well as environment, social and governance (ESG), said chief executive officer Tunku Alizakri Alias. Signa ...
Date: 08 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Abdul Rahim Bin Mohamed v Yayasan Selangor

Date: 05 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1143 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Mobile Application on Labour Market Information Launched

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 23 (Bernama) - Information on Malaysia's labour market is now available at the fingertips with the launch of a new mobile application, Labour Market Information Gateway or LMI Gateway today.

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Former Lawyer Pleads not Guilty to CBT Over Client's House Sale Proceeds

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to a charge of criminal breach of trust amounting to RM338,000 which was the proceeds from the sale of a house belonging to his client three years ago.

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Cybersecurity Challenge should be viewed as an Opportunity - Gobind

CYBERJAYA, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A national innovation ecosystem needs to be developed to transform cybersecurity challenges towards forming new opportunities, ideas and solutions, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today.

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Malaysia signs ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - Malaysia has signed the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) and the Fourth Protocol to Amend the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).

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Former Lawyer charged with Criminal Breach of Trust

SEREMBAN, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving RM198,592.50, nine years ago.

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Right to Freedom of Religion guaranteed under Federal Constitution

KOTA BELUD, Apr 21 (Bernama) - The right to freedom of religion of every Malaysian is guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, said Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick.

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Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registrar's Office to move to Kota Kinabalu

SANDAKAN, Apr 21 (Bernama) -- Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today confirmed that the Office of the Registrar of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court will be relocated from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu.

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Government awaits Approval from Malay Rulers on New Chief Justice - Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apri 19 (Bernama) - The government is awaiting approval from the Malay Rulers for the appointment of a new Chief Justice, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.

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8,254 Workers Re-employed after getting Assistance from ESO

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - A total of 8,254 unemployed workers have been re-employed after receiving assistance from the employment service officers (ESOs) since the Re-Employment Placement Programme for Employment Insurance System (EIS) commenced in August 2018.

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Two Indonesians fined RM100,000 for Possessing Illicit Cigarettes

KLANG, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Two Indonesian retail shop workers were fined RM100,000 by the Magistrate Court here today after pleading guilty to possessing 854 packs of illegal cigarettes of various brands valued at RM1,668.56.

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"Go to the Mosque, get Closer to God," Judge advises Robber

IPOH, Apr 16 (Bernama) - "Go to the mosque, get closer to God, be a good person and stop taking drugs," Sessions Court judge Azman Abu Hassan told a palm oil fruit collector.

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200 Lawyers gather in Kuala Lumpur for TerraLex

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 13 (Bernama) - A total of 200 lawyers from 50 countries have gathered here for the TerraLex Global Meeting to discuss a wide variety of legal and economic issues impacting Malaysia.

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Chief Justice pens Touching Farewell to Colleagues

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 13 (Bernama) - "All I ask from you is to protect the judiciary no matter what others may say," said Tan Sri Richard Malanjum in his farewell message to the judges, officers and employees of the judiciary upon his retirement yesterday.

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Chief Justice Richard Malanjum retires

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retires today after serving 27 years in the judiciary.

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Appointment of Suhakam Commissioner for Children to be announced this Month

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - The Legal Affairs Division in the Prime Minister's Department is expected to announce the appointment of a Suhakam (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) commissioner for the portfolio of children this month.

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