malaysia - Employment & Labour Law

Draft Report on Foreign Workers' Management is ready - Kula Segaran

KUCHING, Dec 13 (Bernama) - The Foreign Workers' Management Independent Committee's draft report containing over 40 recommendations relating to the recruitment of foreign workers has been completed, and will be tabled to the Ministry of Human Resources and the Ministry of Home Affairs in the near future. Human Resource Minister M.Kula Segaran ...
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Sarawak agrees to amend Labour Ordinance - Kula Segaran

KUCHING, Dec 13 (Bernama) - Sarawak has agreed on principle to a proposal to amend the Sarawak Labour Ordinance to ensure the uniformity of the implementation of labour laws in Malaysia.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Yana Zamira Binti Abdul Latif v Hitachi Chemical (Selangor) Sdn Bhd

Date: 05 December 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3124 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Wan Norasiah Binti Wan Nordin v Ecart Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Date: 04 December 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3108 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Lim Chee Chin v Great Goddard Group Sdn Bhd

Date: 04 December 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3107 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Ng Teck Fay v Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad

Date: 03 December 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3106 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Lynette Suppiah v Malaysia Mega Galvaniser Sdn Bhd

Date: 03 December 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3099 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Review to shorten 21-Day SOP to probe Sexual Harassment Cases

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 7 (Bernama) - The Women, Community and Family Development Ministry is reviewing to shorten the 21-day Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to investigate sexual harassment cases.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

EPF to align Monthly Contribution with New Minimum Wages Order

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Beginning Jan 1, 2019, the minimum contribution of employees and employers to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will be aligned with the Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018 of RM1,100 for both Peninsular Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

PTPTN loans: Employers have no right to deduct staff salaries

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Employers have no right to directly deduct loan repayments from the salaries of their staff who are the PTPTN (National Higher Education Fund Corporation) borrowers without their (employees) consent.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Employers can be fined, jailed for neglecting Safety at Workplace

KUCHING, Dec 5 (Bernama) - Employers including contractors and subcontractors can be fined or jailed if they are found to have neglected safety aspects at the workplace. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1994, employers who fail to provide a safe and healthy environment for their workers can be fined up to RM50,000 or impriso ...
Date: 05 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Panut Bin Padri v Padiberas Nasional Berhad

Date: 30 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3085 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Cheong Meng Wah and 2 Others v My Social Network Sdn Bhd

Date: 30 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3079 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Lee Lok Kan v Foodteller Sdn Bhd

Date: 29 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3074 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Soundarajan A/L Subramaniam v Premium Sound Solutions Sdn Bhd

Date: 29 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3067 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Raja Mohar Badiozaman Bin Raja Sukri v Taib Landscape Sdn Bhd

Date: 29 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3062 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Zainurul Hisham Bin Mohd Yusoff v DHL Supply Chain (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Date: 28 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3058 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Gim Tong Wei v Jia Teck Colour (M) Sdn Bhd

Date: 28 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3044 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Rowland Anak Nicholas v Murphy Sarawak Oil Co Ltd

Date: 30 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3092 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Hannafe Bin Zaini v Agro Bank Berhad

Date: 30 November 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3081 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

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SC welcomes Malaysia's Improved Ranking in Corporate Governance

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is encouraged by the recognition of Malaysia's initiatives to improve corporate governance, which was a result of the collective effort by various stakeholders.

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MyCC to identify Anti-Competitive Elements in Eggs Market

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is working closely with the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) to identify any anti-competitive elements that may occur in the domestic market for chicken eggs.

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MITI, MIDA, Intel hold IoT Forum to review Progress

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 (Bernama) - The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Intel Malaysia conducted the Internet of Things (IoT) Malaysia Forum 2018 yesterday to review IoT’s progress since its introduction five years ago.

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Dewan Rakyat adjourns, Reform Agenda implemented - Speaker

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The reform agenda of the Parliament was implemented at the second meeting of the first term of the 14th Parliament which came to a close today after sitting for 30 days since Oct 15.

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Court proposes Mediation in Theresa Kok's Suit against Jamal

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The High Court today proposed that Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok who filed a libel suit against Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos over alleged misuse of Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor (Yawas) funds, resolve the case via mediation.

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Government concerned about Readiness of SMEs to adopt Industry 4.0

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - The Government is concerned about the readiness of local industries, particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to adopt Industry 4.0.

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Memorandum of Understanding between Bank Negara Malaysia and Dubai Financial Services Authority

On 28 November 2018, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on supervisory cooperation for effective supervision of banking and insurance/ takaful/ reinsurance institutions operating in both countries.

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Najib, Irwan's trial on RM6.6 Billion CBT Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 (Bernama) - The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, who are facing six counts of Criminal Breach of Trust (CBT) involving RM6.6 billion, has been transferred to the High Court.

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Malaysia's ePassport recognised as Regional ID Document of the Year

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Dec (Bernama) - The Malaysian Immigration Department received the 2018 Regional ID Document of the Year Award, an acknowledgement for its innovative and class leading Malaysian ePassport.

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Malaysia's first Geothermal Power Plant approval Withdrawn

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Parliament was informed today that the approval given to Tawau Green Energy Sdn Bhd to build the country’s first geothermal power plant was cancelled on Aug 29 by the government.

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Defence wants Judge to recuse himself from hearing Shafee's Cases

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 (Bernama) - The defence will submit an appeal to the High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah seeking that he withdraws from hearing cases on two money-laundering charges and another two on incorrect filings made to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), faced by lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah.

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Perak First State to have Shariah Supreme Court

IPOH, Dec 5 (Bernama) - Perak will be the first state in the country to have four levels of shariah courts, with the Supreme Court as the apex court, after the State Legislative Assembly today passed the Shariah Court (Perak) Enactment 2018.

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Ministry received 823 Complaints since implementing SST

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 (Bernama) - Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs have received a total of 823 complaints mostly related to the rise in prices of goods since the implementation of the Sales and Service Tax (SST) on Sept 1.

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Observe Malaysian Laws, pay Heed to Local Religious Adherences - Finnish Envoy

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 (Bernama) - Finnish citizens have been advised to respect Malaysian laws and regulations and pay heed to local religious adherences, says Finland Ambassador to Malaysia, Petri Puhakka.

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14,868 Contract Workers employed by Government

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 (Bernama) - Up till April 9, 2018, the government employed 14,868 people on a contractual basis for its various agencies, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Mohamed Hanipa Maidin, told Parliament today.

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