What Exactly Is Emergency Leave?

What Exactly Is Emergency Leave?

Although employees may be entitled to a certain amount of annual leave, they do not have the discretion to go on leave at any time of their choosing and must ordinarily apply for leave in advance for their employers’ approval. This is to ensure that employers are able...
Forms of Sexual Harassment

Forms of Sexual Harassment

Brickfields Asia College (“BAC”) recently made headlines for the wrong reasons after one of its students posted a “rape joke” in a private Whatsapp group. The matter went viral after a screenshot of the conversation made its way to the target of the rape joke, and she...
Social Security for the Self-Employed

Social Security for the Self-Employed

The Self Employment Social Security Bill 2016 (“Bill”) was tabled for first reading before the Dewan Rakyat yesterday. The Bill proposes to make it mandatory for all self-employed Malaysians in certain industries to contribute to a fund similar to the Social Security...