Welcome to pesaraonline

This web-site is developed and administered by KL Siew,a retired Labour Officer who has been working with the Labour Department for a long time. The main purpose of this web-site is to provide information on Malaysian Labour Laws that might be useful to the readers. Through this web-site, both employers and employees may be able to obtain detailed information about their rights and obligations under the laws. There are a number of labour laws in Malaysia and this web-site gives its particular attention to three major ones such as the Employment Act 1955, Industrial Relations Act 1967 and Trade Unions Act 1959. The Employment Act provides minimum terms and coditions (mostly of monetary value) to certain category of workers, the Industrial Relations Act provides ways for settlement of trade disputes between employers and employees whereas the Trade Unions Act regulates trade union registration and the uses of trade union funds.

Employment Act 1955

This Act provides the minimum terms and conditions of services for employees stated in the First Schedule. This Act is applicable to West Malaysia only.

Industrial Relations Act 1967

The Act To provide for the regulation of the relations between employers and workmen and their trade unions, and the prevention and settlement of any differences or disputes arising therefrom.. 

Trade Unions Act 1959

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