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Malaysia’s EPF partners with ITC-ILO to establish regional training initiatives

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) in Malaysia has partnered with the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO, ITC is the training arm of ILO), for the joint implementation and development of training activities in Malaysia and other Southeast Asian...

Cathay Pacific pilots’ housing packages slashed

In early September that Cathay Pacific had turned its efforts towards cutting the costs of its compensation packages for its pilots. Last Friday evening, the airline informed Hong Kong-based pilots their million-dollar housing packages would be slashed as part of the airline’s ongoing drive to reduce...

Malaysia to be launchpad for Asian minimum living wage campaign

Malaysia to be launchpad for Asian minimum living wage campaign Malaysia will be the launch pad for a campaign pushed by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and various trade unions to implement minimum living wage in Asian countries. Read more:...

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Gender related labour law practices in Malaysia

In November 2016, The Asia Foundation, an NGO that champions issues that create a more equitable global environment, decided to partner with The National...

Socso raises pension rates

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has announced an increase of its pension rates under the Employment Injury Scheme and Invalidity Scheme beginning Sept 1...

Klang MP: Impose mandatory screening for jobs dealing with kids

Klang MP Charles Santiago has called for mandatory pre-employment screening of prospective employees for jobs involving interaction with children. Santiago's remarks came following the resignation...