Sunday, 07 August 2011, 11:57 MST
Employers cannot force Staff to take Annual Leave: Court
KUALA LUMPUR: The Industrial Court has held that employers cannot force their staff to take their annual leave during a company shutdown due to economic reasons. Industrial Court president Susila Sithamparam said the right of an employee to leisure must be balanced with the rights of an employer to manage its business where there was cut in production. She said this in making an award in favour of the National Union of Pewter and Handicraft Workers against Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd.
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Industrial Court: Chong Swee v The Store (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Employment law - Dismissal - Constructive dismissal - Transfer - Alleged as dismissal for misconduct of failure to appear for duty - Section 20 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
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Industrial Court: Phuah beng Chye v Kompleks Yik Foong Management Corporation
Employment law - Dismissal - Misconduct - Criminal breach of trust - Misappropriation of rental money -- Insubordination - Using bad language about superior officer - Section 20 of the Industrial Relations Act ...
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Industrial Court: Loh Soo Yoong v MLH Logistics Sdn Bhd
Employment law - Dismissal - Misconduct - Absenteeism - Employee denying his absence - Section 20 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
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Partner, Shearn Delamore
Raymond TC Low
Partner, Shearn Delamore
Suganthi Singam
Partner, Shearn Delamore
Nigerian jailed for Overstaying
A 24-year-old college student from Nigeria has been jailed six months after he pleaded guilty to overstaying.
Wages Bill augurs Well for Locals to Work in Plantation Sector, says Minister
Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Tan Sri Bernard Dompok is confident that the National Wages Consultative Council 2011, approved by the Dewan Negara this week, will be able to attract locals to work in the plantation sector.
RM50,000 Fine for hiring Illegals
A businessman was slap­ped with the maximum fine of RM50,000 by a Sessions Court in Pekan Nenas here after he pleaded guilty to hiring five Indonesians who had no work permits.
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High Court: Farley Mini market v Tang Sing Teck
Employment law - Dismissal of a probationer - Unfair labour practice - Inadequacy of compensation - Section 20 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
Industrial Court: National Union of Drink Industry Workers Peninsular Malaysia v F and NCC Beverages Sdn Bhd
Employment law - Non compliance of provisions of collective agreement - Provision of wage conversion and arrears - Annual increment - Section 56 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
Industrial Court: Balasubramaniam a/l Kandasamy v YBR Management Services Sdn Bhd
Employment law - Dismissal - Constructive dismissal - Victimization of the employee - Withholding salary alleging poor performance - Section 20 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
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MKMS launches New Look MLTIC Web Cluster
15 July 2011: Muttath KM Services (MKMS) has re-launched Malaysian Legal and Tax Information Centre (MLTIC), a Free Access to Law cluster of portals on Malaysian law and tax, with several enhanced features and a new look. The new web cluster, wh...
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