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Claim maternity after terminated

Fri, 29 May 2015 05:49:33 PM  (Last updated: Fri, 29 May 2015 08:31:21 PM)

Hi my salary above 2k but IR dept said that for claiming maternity entitlement is now under labour dept

i would like to check if i can file a case to claim the 60days maternity salary for being terminated and I'm 6mths pregnant when terminated 

i have worked for the company only 6mths period and was under probation but employee handbook stated all female employee is entitle 60days maternity leave 

I'm pregnant after joining the company for 1mth

pls advise 

KL Siew
Fri, 29 May 2015 08:31:21 PM

Since your salary is above RM2K, you are not covered by the Employment Act. As such, there could be problem if you want to claim maternity allowance at the Labour Department. Anyway, give a call to the Labour Department see where you stand.

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