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EMERGENCY LEAVE

KAU  
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Wed, 04 Feb 2009 05:44:45 PM  (Last updated: Wed, 04 Feb 2009 08:06:59 PM)

My company implemented new rules on Emergency Leave.

"Emergency leave will be deducted from the entitled annual leave. An employee is only allowed to an emergency leave less not more than 5 days in a calendar year of 12 months. Should the employee take more than 5 days, the employer has the right to deduct the employee's salary depending on the number of emergency leave."

Is this in accordance to Labour Law?

KL Siew
Administrator
Wed, 04 Feb 2009 08:06:59 PM

I don't know but I don't think labour law will protect workers who are in the habit of taking so-called emergency leave as and when they like and with any limit. The company may as well close shop.

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