Maternity Leave in Malaysia

In line with the growing recognition of the need to re-evaluate existing gender roles (more specifically to increase women’s participation in the workforce), the law has hearkened to the calls for equality and laid down some rights designed to minimize the asymmetry...

What is Constructive Dismissal?

In Malaysia, the term “constructive dismissal” refers to an act of an employee in terminating his employment due to a breach of contract committed by the employer. The breach committed must have been so severe that it had altered the essential terms of an...

Guide to Malaysian Employment Law

Are you hiring an employee but confused about what benefits must be offered?  Or are you unsure about whether certain things are allowed by law? This brief guide sets out some basic information  for employers about Malaysian employment law. What is Malaysian...