A JobStreet survey also revealed that 35% have suffered a pay cut of more than 30% during the ‘Movement Control Order’ period.
Employers in Malaysia will be given a three-month grace period to make arrangements before enforcement starts on September 1.
The Samsung-backed HR Tech startup now serves over 8,000 clients across Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia, and plans to continue its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region.
The programme will help support more Malaysian businesses and protect jobs that are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysia Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has asked employers to allow flexible work arrangements and staggered hours for their employees.
Introduced on April 1, the Wage Subsidy Scheme is an extension of Malaysia’s employment retention programme announced in the Economic Stimulus Package 2020 on March 16.
Employees who are infected with COVID-19 due to direct exposure to the disease from their nature of work can now claim for compensation.
The stimulus package will help cushion the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak for workers, businesses and the health industry.
From March 18 to March 31, travel to and from Malaysia will be prohibited, while all non-essential businesses and services will be shuttered.
The Malaysian government has reduced the minimum employee contribution rate for the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) from 11% to 7%.
Organisations in Malaysia were awarded and recognised for their excellence in HR practices at the MIHRM Malaysia-International HR Awards.
Amidst the economic slowdown and uncertainties, employers in Asia are planning modest salary increases for their employees.
Economic and job market uncertainties have not deterred Malaysian workers from looking for new jobs, according to the latest Hays Asia Salary Guide report.
Asia has the highest level of employee engagement globally as three of its countries took up top three spots in the Employee Engagement Score.
Singapore is the sole Asian nation in the top 10 of the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) launched by INSEAD.
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Malaysian Department of Labor announced that over 140,000 jobs have been matched on its jobs portal JobsMalaysia from January to November this year.
Let’s take a look back on some of the biggest news in the region that have made 2019 one of the most defining years in the employment world.
Malaysia workers can expect less jobs in the new year as companies look to cut down on operation costs with more vacancies going to low-level jobs.
Stiffer competition has prompted Maybank Kim Eng to lay off 5% of their workforce in Singapore as part of their latest restructuring exercise.
Delegates at our CHRO Series 2019 in Malaysia were given exclusive insights and first-hand tips from companies going through digital transformations.
The country's entrepreneurial ecosystem is growing fast helped by an injection of venture capital and the success of its neighbours.
Once a dream job, the role of captain or first officer of the skies is now far more automated and routine, says AirAsia HR chief.
HRM Asia's celebrated CHRO Series of interactive workshops for highly strategic workforce leaders will take place in Malaysia for the first time in 2019.
The Malaysians @ Work programme targets graduates, women and apprentices with incentives for workers and companies to help create 350,000 jobs.
A Malaysian recruitment agency is launching a new ethical hiring model that it hopes others in the industry will follow.
The two Asian countries will cooperate in technical and vocational education training to prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Malaysia tells its workers that they should not expect benefits such as flexible work arrangements and childcare leave.
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says retiring at 60 is good enough and will avoid ‘’deadwood’’ in the workplace.
Petronas is voted most attractive employer in Malaysia, while Singapore Airlines picks up honour for Singapore.