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Salary Deduction for Staff Underperforming

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 05:04:47 PM  (Last updated: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:44:03 PM)

Hi. I have few things that need to be clarified regarding salary deduction for staff underperforming. Noted that, staff salary below RM2,000.00 is covered by Employement Act.

However, what if company deduct from staff salary due to staff underperforming and amount dedcution has been stated in the Letter of Appointment? Letter has been signed and mutually agreed by both, employer and employees.

I would like to find out if the employer has the right to deduct staff salary? Kindly advise.

KL Siew
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:34:46 PM

Give a call to the Labour Department and discuss the issue with one of the officers there see what he says.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:44:03 PM

that will be unlawful deduction, doesnt not matter it had been agreed by both parties

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