Employees' Benifits Under Employment Act


Scope Of the Employment Act
The Act covers manual and non-manual employees as stated in the First Schedule... ☆☆☆☆☆

Application Of the Employment Act
The Act applies to West Malaysia only, Sabah and Sarawak have their Labour Ordinance respectively ... ☆☆☆☆☆

Working Hours
Shall not work more than 5 hours without break, more than 8 hours more than 8 hours... ☆☆☆☆☆

Rest Day
Employees must be given a rest day per week of one whole day and day ... ☆☆☆☆☆

Annual Leave
Employers shall provide at least 8, 12, and 16 days based on length of service... ☆☆☆☆

Sick Leave
Employers shall provide at least 14 to 22 days of sick leave per calendar year ... ☆☆☆☆

Public Holidays
Shall provide at least 11 public holidays, 5 of which are compulsory... ☆☆☆☆

Maternity Benefits
Must have at least 22 weeks pregnancy, must be employed for at least 90 days. ... ☆☆☆☆☆

Unfair Dismissal By Employer
If an employee who considers that he has been dismissed without just cause or excuse by his employer, he may .. ☆☆☆☆

Date Of Payment Of Wages
Wages must be paid not late than the 7th days after the wages period ... ☆☆☆☆☆

Notice Period For Termination Of Service
4 weeks, 6 weeks and 8 weeks notice must be given based on length of service... ☆☆☆☆☆

Deduction From Wages
All deductions must be in accordance with the law, otherwise it will be unlawful ... ☆☆☆☆☆

Penalties can be given to employees for misconduct, after due inquiry into the offence... ☆☆☆☆☆

Employment Of Children
Children and young persons can only work on certain hours and in certain working conditions.... ☆☆☆☆☆

Employees are entitled to lodge complaint at the Labour Department against their employers... ☆☆☆☆☆

Sexual Harrassment
Employers must take action to deal with complaints of sexual harrassment at work place... ☆☆☆☆☆

Constructive Dismissal
An employee has the right to terminate his contract of service and consider himself as discharged ... ☆☆☆☆☆

History of Labour Court
Labour Court' first appeared in Malaya in the Perak Enactment No. 24 of 1899... ☆☆☆☆☆

Labour Laws In Malaysia

Employment Act 1955
The Act requires minimum benefits to be provided to certain categories of employees in the private sectors in West Malaysia ......☆☆☆☆☆

Industrial Relations Act 1967
The Act protects the rights of workmen and employers, trade disputes, collective bargaining, conciliation and dismissal cases ......☆☆☆☆☆

Trade Unions Act 1959
The Act is for the regulation of union activities including registration, membership, the use of trade union funds ......☆☆☆☆

Childrean and Young Persons (Employment) Act
The Act regulates the employment of children (under 15 years old) and young persons (15 to below 18 years old) ...... ☆☆☆☆☆

Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
The Act stipulates the minimum retirements age for workers in the private sectors in Malaysia ......☆☆☆☆

Minimum Wage Order 2012
The Act stipulates minimum wages to be paid to workers in the private sectors in Malaysia ......☆☆☆☆☆

Employment(Part-Time Employees)Regulations
The Act provides regulations for employees who work part time in the private sectors...... ☆☆☆☆☆

Employment(Termination And Layoff)Bebefits Regulations
The Act provides regulations concerning payments of benefits to workers retrenched or service terminated by employers......☆☆☆☆