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MahWengKwai & Associates
Malaysian employment law requires employers to have "just cause and excuse" before dismissing their employees. Under Section 20 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967,
MahWengKwai & Associates
Due to the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in Malaysia, the Government on 16 March 2020 announced the MCO to take effect from 18 to 31 March 2020.
MahWengKwai & Associates
Malaysian employment law requires employers to have "just cause and excuse" before terminating their employees.
Tay & Partners
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 in January 2020, major industries such as travel, hotel, F&B, retail and manufacturing businesses in the country had felt the commercial disruptions caused by the outbreak.
SKRINE
A commentary on Perwaja Steel Sdn Bhd (In Liquidation) v RHB Bank Berhad and 789 Others by Foo Siew Li.
SKRINE
Sara Lau discusses the use of surreptitious recordings in employment disputes.
SKRINE
The recent Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the region has raised certain questions amongst employers on the dos and don'ts when dealing with potential…
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
The claimant commenced employment with the company in 1992 as Assistant Manager (Trainee) and last held a senior position of trust as Restaurant Manager at the company's KFC outlet in l-City, Shah Alam.
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
The claimant was employed as the Senior Boilerman.
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Resignation in the face of threatened disciplinary action will not constitute a forced or involuntary resignation.
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
When an employee has been dismissed, internal company procedures allowing an avenue for further appeal will not affect the statutory timeframe for filing representations of unfair dismissal, the High Court held on 29 October 2019.
SKRINE
On 5 October 2017, the New York Times published an exposé on allegations of sexual harassment spanning several decades against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Minimum Wages Order 2012 (MWO 2012) went into effect on January 1, 2013. The accompanying guidelines—"Guidelines on the Implementation of the MWO 2012"
TMF Group
Malaysian companies with one or more employee must now be compliant with the newly-implemented Employment Insurance System.
Baker & McKenzie
On 28 September 2017, Bank Negara Malaysia (i.e. the Central Bank of Malaysia) ("BNM") has issued an exposure draft of the Outsourcing Guidelines ("Exposure Draft") to obtain public...
Jayadeep Hari & Jamil
The appellant ("Mashkon") was formerly an employee of the respondent ("the Company").
Tay & Partners
It is settled law that a company has the right to organise and reorganise its business in the manner it considers best for better business management and efficacy
Donovan & Ho
Under Malaysian law, where an employee is subject to the Employment Act 1955 ("Act"), it is a statutory obligation imposed on the employer to conduct a "due inquiry" to ascertain whether an employee is guilty of misconduct before an employee can be dismissed or before any other major penalty is imposed (See: Section 14(1) of the Act).
Jayadeep Hari & Jamil
In the modern business world, it is common for com-panies to take over or merge with other companies or undergo internal restructuring exercises.
Donovan & Ho
As part of our continuing campaign to share our knowledge on legal matters, we have prepared another video in our 2 minute video series to cover basic information about unfair dismissal in Malaysia.
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