malaysia - Employment & Labour Law

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

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

Ahmad Khusairy Bin Mohd Taib v Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad

Date: 04 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1141 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Chuah Bee Lay v Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd

Date: 04 April 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1135 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank Bhd and Another v Tan Giap How and Another Appeal

Date: 13 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Appeal Nos. W-02(A)-1498-08/2016 & W-02(A)-1541-08/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Kesatuan Eksekutif Airod Sdn Bhd v Airod Sdn Bhd

Date: 21 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1013 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Kesatuan Kebangsaan Pekerja-Pekerja Syarikat-Syarikat Pembuat Keluaran Getah v Rubberex (M) Sdn Berhad

Date: 21 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1011 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MOE to blacklist Contractors who Mistreat Workers

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 27 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Education (MOE) is considering black-listing contractors, who are unfair and mistreat workers, from getting the related contracts under the ministry, said its Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
Date: 27 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Suzana Wani Binti Seman v Kolej Wit Sdn Bhd

Date: 22 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1021 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Vijitra A/P Sahadevan v Damai Service Hospital (Melawati) Sdn Bhd

Date: 22 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1020 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Aishah Binti Mohd Rashid v Pardus Engineering Sdn Bhd

Date: 21 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1007 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Akmal Bin Maidin and Another v Safeguards G4S Sdn Bhd

Date: 19 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 973 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Raja Nazim Bin Raja Nazuddin v Padu Corporation

Date: 18 March 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 967 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

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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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Proposed Amendment to Constitution not done in haste - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today brushed off claims that the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution was done in haste, saying the MPs from Sabah and Sarawak were given ample time to deliberate the matter.

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Re-tabling of Amendment Bill depends on Needs - Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said re-tabling of the bill to amend the Federal Constitution to give Sabah and Sarawak equal status with Peninsular Malaysia, which failed to get two-thirds majority support in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday, would depend on needs.

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Hearing of Najib's Appeal to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram as Prosecutor Rescheduled to April 23

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 10 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal has rescheduled to April 23 to hear Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's appeal against a High Court's dismissal of his application to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution team in his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) cases.

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Amendments to NSC Act because PM cannot have unfettered Powers - Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The proposed amendments to the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 tabled in the Dewan Rakyat today is to prevent the prime minister from using his powers in declaring a certain area as a security zone, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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Maximum Two-Year Probation for Judicial Commissioners, says Chief Justice

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The probation period for judicial commissioners (JCs) will now be a maximum of two years and there will be no extension, Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum said today.

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