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 03Mind Your Business English for Executives & Non-Executives3 - 4 May 2017
 05Introduction To Competency Mapping5 May 2017
 08Human Resource Application - Using Microsoft Excel8 - 9 May 2017
 13Accredited Certificate in Industrial Relations (UNIMAS)13 May 2017
 15Leave and Absenteeism in Employment15 - 16 May 2017
 15Management Development Training for New Managers & Executives15 - 16 May 2017
 16Tatacara Menangani Masalah Disiplin16 - 17 May 2017
 17Understanding Labour Laws17 - 18 May 2017
 17Certified VUCA Professional17 - 18 May 2017
 22Behavioural Based Interviewing Skills22 - 23 May 2017
 23Leadership Skills For Supervisors23 - 24 May 2017
 05Employment Act 1955 & Regulations5 - 6 June 2017

 Public-Private Partnership through PEMUDAH  Paper presented by PEMUDAH on Public-Private Partnership.Friday, 21 April 2017
 Represent Malaysia at the ASEAN Business Awards 2017  On behalf of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) (the mandated economic-private sector voice by the ASEAN Heads of State and Government), we are pleased to announce that applications for the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) 2017 are now open..Friday, 21 April 2017
 Joint Industry Press Release - Industry groups unanimously reject the EIS  91 industry organisations have unanimously objected to the Ministry of Human Resource’s proposal to set up the Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS).Friday, 24 March 2017
 MEF: Tough procedures may force bosses to get e-Kad illegally  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Shamsuddin Bardan says employers are finding it difficult to meet requirements for foreign workers to get e-Kad.Wednesday, 12 April 2017
 Depression taking root within the workforce  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan concurred that there is already a visible increase in the number of workplace-related depression cases in the country.Sunday, 2 April 2017
 Why employers hesitate to hire fresh graduates  MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan said this was on top of the current economic climate, which had made employers even less open to the idea of risk and training new staff.Tuesday, 28 March 2017
 'Multi-task to stay relevant'  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan also advised employee to equip themselves with certified skills to remain relevant.Monday, 27 March 2017
 Even skilled workers not spared retrenchment  Shamsuddin also believed there were some companies which did not report layoff to the ministry although they were compelled by law to do so.Monday, 27 March 2017
 Building a 'digital workforce'  MEF Executive Director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said multi-skilling and multi-tasking were needed for more efficient use of human resource.Sunday, 26 March 2017
 Digital workers wanted  Disruptive technology replaces existing technology, deeming it obsolete. Its designed to succeed a similar technology that is already in use, or revolutionise the industry.Sunday, 26 March 2017
 Sistem Insurans Pekerjaan Hanya Untuk Mereka Yang Diberhentikan Kerja - MEF  Sistem Insurans Pekerjaan (SIP) bertujuan membantu mereka yang kehilangan pekerjaan mendapatkan bantuan kewangan dan mencari pekerjaan baharu, kata Pengarah Eksekutif Persekutuan Majikan Malaysia (MEF) Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.Saturday, 25 March 2017
 Employment Insurance System only for laid off workers  The system would not be applicable to those who stopped work voluntarily, said Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Shamsuddin Bardan.Saturday, 25 March 2017
 Industry groups rejects Employment Insurance Scheme (Updated)  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said there are flaws in the proposed scheme which is detrimental to both employees and employers.Thursday, 23 March 2017
 90 trade associations object to retrenchment insurance scheme  Shamsuddin explained retrenched workers are already receiving Employment Termination and Lay-Off Benefits and retraining via the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF).Thursday, 23 March 2017
 Businesses moving out of KL?  Speaking to FMT, MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan said although there was no data to confirm or deny this, the logic behind it was sound as both traffic congestion and parking rates directly affected employees who, in turn, affected businesses.Friday, 17 March 2017
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2016p 2017f
Key Indicators*
Population (million)31.732.1
Real GDP (% Growth)4.24.3 ~ 4.8
Per Capita Income (RM)37,73839,656
CPI (% Growth)2.13.0 ~ 4.0
Labour Indicators*
Labour Force ('000)14,686N/A
Employment ('000)14,180N/A
Unemployment Rate (%)3.5N/A
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)5.555.30
Non Executive (%)5.515.43
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)2.302.15
Non Executive (months)1.972.11
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Source: * BNM Annual Reports
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