Background Checks on Employees

Background Checks on Employees

Tales of errant employees are not unheard of. We are dealing with people after all; it is a fact of life to be faced with a diversity of characters and personalities, both good and bad. In ordinary interactions, individuals can just walk away and avoid dealing with...
Transfer of Employees in Malaysia

Transfer of Employees in Malaysia

Employers are generally understood to have managerial prerogative to transfer its employees. When the prerogative is exercised, it is typically for reasons relating to business efficacy, and in other times, it could sometimes be exercised as a form of disciplinary...
The Law on Bonus Payments

The Law on Bonus Payments

As the year comes to an end, many companies are starting to offer bonuses to reward employees for achieving specific goals, or for overall good performance. However, bonuses are normally described as “discretionary”, which is understood to mean that the...
Joinder of Parties in Unfair Dismissal Claims

Joinder of Parties in Unfair Dismissal Claims

Anything can happen during litigation. An unfair dismissal claim can take years to resolve, and during this period, some employers could end up being insolvent, wound up, acquired by another entity, or dormant. In such situations, employees are left with a dilemma as...
Suspension of Employees

Suspension of Employees

An employee is suspended when they are temporarily excused from their duties and are not required to attend work during the suspension period.  Suspensions are commonly regarded as falling within the parameters of permissible actions that employers can take against...