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 17Microsoft Excel (Fundamental & Intermediate) – Essential Skills17-18 December 2019
 18Occupational Safety & Health at the workplace18 December 2019

 MEF Salary Surveys: Fewer receive increments despite higher quantum  MEF President Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Azman Shah Dato’ Seri Haron, who launched the latest MEF publications here today, stated that 88.3% of respondents granted salary increase to executives compared to 92.4% in 2018, while it was 87.6% for non-executives (92.7% in 2018).Wednesday, 27 November 2019
 Refugees and the Right to Work  Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran told the Dewan Rakyat that a final decision will be made by next month on whether to allow refugees to work. We speak to Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan, Executive Director of the Malaysian Employers Federation, who has welcomed the idea but simultaneously advocates caution on the misuse of the refugee status as a backdoor for illegal migrant workers.Wednesday, 20 November 2019 [External Site/Link]
 National Labour Advisory Council Technical Committee (NLACTC) Meeting on 11 Nov 2019 to Discuss The Proposed Amendments To The Employment Act 1955 and Trade Unions Act 1959  MEF and MTUC representatives attended the NLAC TC meeting. MEF was represented by its President Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Shah Haron, Executive Director Datuk Haji Shamsuddin Bardan and a number of MEF council members. MTUC was represented by its President Dato’ Halim Mansor, Secretary-General Mr. J. Solomon and a number of its office bearers.Monday, 11 November 2019
 MEF: Fewer employees get increments despite higher quantum  MEF President Tan Sri Azman Shah Haron, who launched the latest MEF Publications said 88.3% of respondents granted salary increase to executives compared with 92.4% in 2018, while it was 87.6% for non-executives (92.7% in 2018).Thursday, 28 November 2019
 MEF: 10.7 million man-days lost to sick leave  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Tan Sri Azman Shah Haron said their study found that more than 10.7 million days were lost due to sick leave from June 1 last year to May 31.Thursday, 28 November 2019
 国人一年累计病假1070万天,雇主损失207忆  在2018年6月1日至今年5月31日期间,国内雇员因病假缺席所造成的工作日损失高达207亿1000万元。Thursday, 28 November 2019
 非执行员加薪料超过5%  2020年的非执行人员的加薪幅度预计5.01%,同时可以取得1.79个月的花红Thursday, 28 November 2019
 加薪率增受惠者少  89.3% 的受访执行人员在今年获得调薪,相较于2018年的92.4%来得低。87.6%非执行人员则获得调薪,较2018年的92.7%低。Thursday, 28 November 2019
 非执行员加薪微增  雇主在2020年提供给执行人员的加薪比往年稍低,花红则与往年一样。非执行人员的加薪幅度则稍高,预计5.01%,花红达1.79个月。Thursday, 28 November 2019
 Lower increments for executives forecast for 2020 - MEF survey  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said executives will likely see lower salary increases in 2020, while non-executives are expected to see higher pay increments on average, based on the 2019 MEF Salary Surveys for Executives and Non-Executives.Wednesday, 27 November 2019
 IR4.0 not used as excuse for introducing new tech: MEF  Shamsudin said employers had no choice but to introduce new technology to meet the changing environment or they would be left behind.Monday, 25 November 2019
 MEF syor kerajaan beri insentif  Pengarah Eksekutif MEF, Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan, berkata hasil bayaran levi itu boleh diletakkan dalam tabung khas bagi keperluan majikan atau syarikat yang memerlukan suntikan insentif bagi pelaburan dalam bidang Revolusi Industri 4.0 (IR 4.0)Monday, 25 November 2019 [External Site/Link]
 Is RM500 Enough To Encourage Women To Start Working Again?  In an exclusive interview with, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said initiatives to get women to return to the workforce should be more holistic.Tuesday, 19 November 2019
 MEF, MTUC agree to amend Employment Act, Trade Unions Act  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) and Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) today reached a consensus on certain areas of the proposed amendments to the Employment Act 1955 and Trade Unions Act 1959.Tuesday, 12 November 2019
 Graduates face skills mismatch and job shortages  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) ED Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said every year, over 250,000 graduates are produced at both degree and diploma levels, but jobs for them are less than 100,000.Monday, 11 November 2019
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Microsoft Excel (Fundamental & Intermediate) – Essential SkillsMid Valley City, KL17-18 December 2019
Occupational Safety & Health at the workplaceMEF Petaling Jaya18 December 2019

2018p 2019f
Key Indicators*
Population (million)32.432.7
Real GDP (% Growth)4.74.3 ~ 4.8
Per Capita Income (RM)42,62744,275
CPI (% Growth)1.00.7 ~ 1.7
Labour Indicators*
Labour Force (million persons)15.315.6
Employment (million persons)14.815.1
Unemployment Rate (%)3.43.3 ~ 3.5
Retrenchment (persons)23,168N/A
Foreign Workers ('000)2,015N/A
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)4.88%4.86%
Non Executive (%)4.88%4.89%
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)2.182.06
Non Executive (months)1.951.97
pPreliminary   fForecast  
Source: * BNM Annual Reports
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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