malaysia - Employment & Labour Law

Kesatuan Eksekutif Airod Sdn Bhd v Airod Sdn Bhd

Date: 09 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1888 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Suberan Chandran v Xerox Business Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Date: 09 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1883 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Wasudevan A/L Shridathan v The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad

Date: 08 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1872 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Employers must advertise Job Vacancies on Jobsmalaysia Portal

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The Human Resource Ministry has made it compulsory for employers to advertise job vacancies in their companies on the JobsMalaysia portal to give priority to the hiring of local workers, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
Date: 14 August 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Minimum Wages to be implemented gradually- PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The implementation of the RM1,500 minimum wage will be carried out gradually to allow a recovery in the country’s economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Date: 14 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Socso urges More Employers to pay Contributions Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has urged more employers to use the online Automated Socso Integrated System (Assist) portal for the payment of monthly contributions.
Date: 14 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

New Policy on Recruitment of Foreign Workers to be announced Tuesday

IPOH, Aug 11 (Bernama) - The government will announce the new policy on recruitment of foreign workers next Tuesday, Minister of Human Resource M. Kula Segaran said.
Date: 11 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

740 Violations detected in Food Premises under Sarawak Labour Ordinance

KUCHING, Aug 9 (Bernama) - The Sarawak Labour Department today conducted simultaneous operations throughout the state on 140 employees’ workplaces in food premises in which 740 violations were detected under the Labour Ordinance.
Date: 09 August 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

EPF and Grab sign MoU to promote i-Saraan among Ride-hailing Drivers

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and ride-hailing service provider, Grab Malaysia, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to encourage the ride-hailing driver-partners community to participate in EPF’s voluntary retirement savings programme, Caruman Sukarela Insentif Persaraan (i-Saraan).
Date: 09 August 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

135 Employers in Sarawak not complying with Minimum Wages Order

KUCHING, Aug 8 (Bernama) - Of the 4,378 inspections carried out between January and July this year, the Sarawak Labour Department found 135 employers not complying with the Minimum Wages Order.
Date: 08 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Dress Code for Female Employees in Final Stage of Discussion

SITIAWAN, Aug 8 (Bernama) - The introduction of a dress code for female employees is in the final stage of discussion, said Department of Labour Peninsular Malaysia director-general Datuk Mohd Jeffrey Joakim.
Date: 08 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Tan Fui Sim v Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad

Date: 31 July 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1794 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Chan Poh Wah v Air Conditioning Systems Design Sdn Bhd and 3 Others

Date: 03 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1831 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Chong Kim Chin v Strope Creative Sdn Bhd

Date: 03 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1829 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Nur Afiza Fitri Binti Razali v Transpacc Property Management Sdn Bhd

Date: 02 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1812 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Rasheed Kannan Bin Abdullah v IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Date: 01 August 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1801 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Azizul Bin Mohd Shariff v Carigali Hess Operating Company Sdn Bhd

Date: 31 July 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1798 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Sharifah Suriati Binti Syed Khalid v Putra Palace Sdn Bhd

Date: 31 July 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1795 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Rajaram A/L Ramasamy v International Brass Industries Sdn Bhd

Date: 30 July 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1774 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

Noor Azarina Binti Alias v Serasi Medik Sdn Bhd

Date: 30 July 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1776 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

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Court of Appeal Judge reprimanded by His Superior over Dissenting Judgment

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) – A Court of Appeal Judge has today disclosed that he had been reprimanded by a top judge for writing a dissenting judgment in unilateral conversion of M.Indira Gandhi case two years ago.

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Judicial Activism has Led to Renaissance in Administrative Law, says Academician

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) – There is more judicial activism now which has led to a renaissance in administrative law, according to an academician.

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Exercise of Freedom must be in accordance to Federal Constitution - Eddin Syazlee

JOHOR BAHRU, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The exercise of individual’s right to freedom, be it freedom of religion or speech, must be done in accordance to the provisions in the Federal Constitution, says Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith.

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International Malaysia Law Conference 2018

The 4-day International Malaysia Law Conference (“IMLC”) 2018, the flagship biennial event of the Malaysian Bar themed “Raising the Bar: Innovate. Integrate. Emulate.” is underway.

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IMLC 2018: Change of Government an impetus for strengthening the Rule of Law, says Sultan Nazrin Shah

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The recent change of government in Malaysia has given a fresh impetus to strengthen the rule of law in the country, the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said today.

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1Mine urges Government to postpone SST

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The government has been urged to postpone implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) come Sept 1 until a directive on the newly passed tax law is clearly outlined.

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Seizure of Equanimity made according to Legal Procedures - Liew Vui Keong

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong told the Dewan Rakat today that the seizure of the superyatch Equanimity was made according to Malaysian procedures and laws.

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Petronas, Sabah, Negeri Sembilan receive Global Innovation Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), Sabah Land and Survey Department, and the Negeri Sembilan government have been selected ahead of more than 100,000 companies worldwide to win a global technology award.

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Call to improve Healthcare System instead of Introducing Health Insurance Scheme

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) - A healthcare advocate had urged the government to reconsider the proposal to introduce national health insurance scheme for the people by taking into considerations it's adverse financial impact in the long term.

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Najib files Appeal against Gag Order Refusal

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) - Lawyers of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today filed an appeal against a High Court refusal to issue an order restraining the media and public from publishing statements on the merits of his case pending its disposal.

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Johor to consider implementing Open Tender System

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Aug 12 (Bernama) - The state government will consider implementing the open tender system for all projects in Johor to prevent monopolies, said Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian.

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SMEs need to collaborate with IPTS to embrace Technologies

KUANTAN, Aug 13 (Bernama) - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to collaborate with local institutions of higher learning (IPTs) to enable them to brace technologies in order to be more competitive in the face of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0).

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Mixed Reaction in Construction-Related Stocks following SST Announcement

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) - The prices of construction-related stocks saw a mixed performance today following the Finance Ministry’s announcement on the tax exemption of some construction materials.

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GST Refunds should be settled before SST kicks in

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 (Bernama) - The Finance Ministry has been urged to find a swift solution regarding the Goods and Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds before the implementation of Sales and Services Tax (SST) this September.

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740 Violations detected in Food Premises under Sarawak Labour Ordinance

KUCHING, Aug 9 (Bernama) - The Sarawak Labour Department today conducted simultaneous operations throughout the state on 140 employees’ workplaces in food premises in which 740 violations were detected under the Labour Ordinance.

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