Foreign companies are calling on the government to provide "clarity" and "predictability" on the tougher law relating to serious industrial accidents.
Employers in the country must advertise job vacancies on the MYFutureJobs portal to ensure that these opportunities are offered to locals first
These include what to do when staff test positive, how to perform risk assessment and inspections, and procedures for monitoring and evaluation.
These include asking employees to return to the workplace when they can work from home, and not implementing sufficient safe distancing measures.
More than 80% of employers have given their workers their 13th-month pay as required by labour laws, or will do so in January.
Workers who are partially vaccinated will be granted a grace period of up till January 31 to complete their full vaccination regime.
About 97% of the labour force have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with about 75,000 workers still unvaccinated as of December 5.
Workers who were most supportive of workplace vaccinations those who most likely to say that they would receive vaccinations to keep their jobs.
Employers need to hire the 280,088 foreign workers who have been registered under the Labour Recalibration Programme (RTK) within two weeks.
About 55,000 West Australians were opposed to getting the vaccine, with 39,000 of them being in jobs where COVID-19 vaccination was mandatory.
The government will have to amend parts of the law within two years, or it would be deemed unconstitutional.
Sichuan province conducted a week-long inspection on overtime work and takes "zero tolerance" towards employers who breach labour laws.
A “no work, no pay” scheme should only serve as a last resort for employers when dealing with their unvaccinated workers.
Unvaccinated staff in businesses where customers need to show My Vaccine Pass cannot work unless they are fully inoculated against COVID-19.
The government has distributed RM19.21 billion (US$4.6 billion) under its Wages Subsidy Programme (PSU) as of October 29.
The government has been urged to strictly monitor the minimum wage implementation and take ‘firm action’ against violators.
Micro and small businesses are provided with the option to apply for a government loan to pay employees their 13th month salary.
The new measures will take effect on December 1, and those who choose to be unvaccinated will have to shoulder the cost of COVID-19 tests.
Unvaccinated government staff may need to get tested for COVID-19 every week instead of once every two weeks.
Medically eligible public officers who opt to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 may be asked to take unpaid leave.
Malaysia is making amendments to the Employment Act 1955 on flexible work to ensure employees can work safely from home.
Employees of businesses where customers are required to show vaccine certificates will be given four weeks to also get the jab or face sacking
To maintain financial and commercial stability, such businesses will have to provide notification before commencing operations.
From 1 January 2022, workers who refuse to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status will be treated as unvaccinated.
The human resources minister has tabled for the first reading a Bill to amend the Employment Act to insert a new section on paternity leave in Parliament.
Businesses offering dine-in and in-person services cannot fire staff or withhold the salaries of those who are not vaccinated.
From January 1 next year, only those who are vaccinated will be allowed back to the workplace, or if they have tested negative for COVID-19.
The Public Service Department (JPA) is mandating all medically fit civil servants to get the jab against COVID-19 or face the sack.
Some workers have said that they were not paid their salaries as they were required to first present proof of vaccination.
Australia's Northern Territory has made it compulsory for anyone serving the public at work to be vaccinated against COVID-19.