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  • Contract of Service

    Under the Employment Act 1955 "Contract of service" is defined as:“contract of service” means any agreement, whether oral or in writin... more

  • Deductions from Wages

    (1). No deductions shall be made by an employer from the wages of an employee otherwise than in accordance with this Act.(2) It shall be lawful for an emplo... more

  • Differences Between the Employment Act and the Industrial Relations Act

    1. Any person, irrespective of his occupation, who has entered into a contract of service with an employer under which such person's wages do not exceed... more

  • Domestic Inquiry

    14. (1) An employer may, on the grounds of misconduct inconsistent with the fulfillment of the express or implied conditions of his service, after due inqui... more

  • Domestic Servants

    Subject to any express provision to the contrary contained therein, a contract to employ and to serve as a domestic servant may be terminated either by the ... more

  • Employment (Limitation of Overtime Work) Regulations 1980

    These Regulations may be cited as the Employment (Limitation of Overtime Work) Regulations 1980.The limit of overtime work for the purpose of section 60A (4... more

  • Employment Act 1955 - Employment (Part-time Employees) Regulations 2010

    IN exercise of the powers conferred by subsection 2(4A) of the Employment Act 1955 [Act 265], the Minister makes the following regulations: 1. (1) These reg... more

  • Guide To Employment Act 1955

    The Employment Act provides minimum terms and conditions (mostly of monetary value) to certain category of workers.The following types of employees are incl... more

  • Guide To Industrial Relations Act 1967

    The Industrial Relations Act provides ways for settlement of trade disputes between employers and employees.No person shall interfere with, restrain or coer... more

  • Guide To Trade Unions Act 1959

    The Trade Unions Act regulates trade union registration and the uses of trade union funds.Every trade union shall apply to be registered under this Trade Un... more

  • Limitation of Advances to Employees

    No employer shall during any one month make to an employee an advance or advances of wages not already earned by such employee which exceeds to the aggregat... more

  • Making Claims

    If you are an employee as defined in the First Schedule and even if you are not defined as such but your salary exceeds RM2000.00 but does not exceed RM5000... more

  • Maternity Benefits

    37. (1) (a) Every female employee shall be entitled to maternity leave for a period of not less than sixty consecutive days (also referred to in this Part a... more

  • Probation

    The Employment Act does distinguish between a employee under probation and other employees. He enjoys all the same rights as any other confirmed employee.A ... more

  • Sexual Harassment

    Kementerian Sumber ManusiaLaunched August, 1999(Excerpts from the Keynote Address of Y.B. Dato' Lim Ah Lek, Minister of Human Resources, Malaysia at the... more

  • Sick Leave

    (1) An employee shall, after examination at the expense of the employer:(a) by a registered medical practitioner duly appointed by the employer; or(b) if no... more

  • Termination and Lay-off Benefits

    1. These Regulations may be cited as the Employment (Termination and Lay-Off Benefits) Regulations 1980.2. In these Regulations unless the context otherwise... more

  • Who is Covered Under the Employment Act: First Schedule - Section 2(1)

    1. Any person, irrespective of his occupation, who has entered into a contract of service with an employer under which such person’s wages do not exce... more